The global division of German manufacturer Daimler AG is known as Mercedes Benz. Aside from being a top of the line extravagance automobile brand, it also manufactures buses, trucks and coaches. Mercedes Benz traces its origins back in Daimler’s 1901 Mercedes and Karl Benz patent motorway of 1886 even however it made its first appearance just in 1926 under Daimler-Benz. A piece of the German huge 3 extravagance automakers alongside Audi and BMW it is one of the best selling automobile manufacturers of the world. The 1886 Benz patent motorway, patented in January of the same year is the first petrol powered car. All through the 1930’s, Mercedes Benz produced the 770 model. This car was extremely well known during Germany’s Nazi Period. During his time in power, Adolf Hitler was known to travel in these cars which were fitted with bulletproof windshields.
Over the years Mercedes has constantly been advancing itself and numerous technological and safety measures that were developed by their R&D wing has been later adopted by vehicle manufacturers across the world. Mercedes Benz is not just one of the most well known automotive brands of the world; it is indeed one of the oldest. The Mercedes alloys are also some of the best wheels in the market today.
From the earliest starting point, Mercedes Benz has strictly kept up to its quality and toughness and consequently they have consistently won numerous accolades for its assemble quality and reliability as Mercedes wheels are one of the most reliable compound wheels. Including the Platinum plant Quality Award for its assembling unit in Fingerling of Germany. The automobiles are manufactured in multiple countries across the globe.
A dedicated R&D has over the years developed numerous concept vehicles with alternative propulsion. Some of them are cross breed electric, completely electric, fuel cell power trains among others. Several technological innovations have been introduced over time including:
- An internal combustion engine vehicle was developed in 1886.
- Honeycomb radiator which is still being used today on all water cooled vehicles owes its cause to Mercedes Benz
- The buoy carburetor was invented by Daimler and was being used until fuel injection technology was developed later.
- One of the pioneers in vehicle manufacturing with modern configuration, Daimler introduced the ‘dropped’ chassis concept i.e., one of the first of its sort carriages with lowered carriage set between front and rear wheels. These were controlled by front engines and powered rear wheels.
- Mercedes Benz also boasts of being the manufacturers of the first street car with brakes on all the four Mercedes wheels.
- Mercedes C Class was also the first in introducing airbags in vehicles in their model S-Class of 1981.
As a significant extravagance vehicle brand Mercedes boasts of elite and provides ample scope for customization to suit the buyers’ needs. A ton of customization options are available to help one with maintenance, performance as well as appearance desired by most. It is also possible to customize the Mercedes rims.