Mercedes-Benz is a multinational division of German auto and truck maker Daimler. It's one of the best-known car brands worldwide.
The company is headquartered in Stuttgart in southern Germany and has gone from strength to strength under its motto "The best or nothing." This page collates the latest DW content on the iconic carmaker.
At the North American International Auto Show, German brands are out in force and declaring last year's crisis of confidence a thing of the past. From BMW to Volkswagen, German carmakers are optimistic that 2018 will bring them growing profits and a larger market share in the US.
Valtteri Bottas led from pole to flag from Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel finished in third, but ultimately the year ends in disappointment for Ferrari.
Newly-crowned world champion Lewis Hamilton crashed out early in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix, leaving the path clear for Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas. Germany's Sebastian Vettel will start in second.
An electric Smart is not the first thing you think of when you hear the name Daimler or Mercedes Benz. But when it comes to e-mobility, these cute little Smarts belong to the future. While Daimler has recognized the trend - it's Tesla and others that are making the headlines.