Mercedes logo 1902

Mercedes logo 1909

Benz logo 1909

Mercedes logo 1916

Mercedes logo 1926

Mercedes-Benz logo 2008

Mercedes-Benz emblem

Mercedes-Benz logo and symbol 2009

The company was founded by life-long business partners Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach. Mercédès is the name of Maybach’s elder daughter, while the Benz came as a result of a merger with Benz and Cie in 1926.
The Mercedes-Benz logo consists of a simple depiction of a three-pointed star that represents its domination of the land, the sea, and the air.