Mercedes-Benz Evolution

Timeline created by lindseyak
  • The First Benz Car

    The First Benz Car
    Karl Benz made the first motorized vehicle in 1886. The patent motor wagon was the first purpose-built automobile.
  • The First Mercedes Car

    The First Mercedes Car
    The first Mercedes automobile was marketed in 1901. This was right before Damlier applied for a logo patent.
  • The First Mercedes Logo

    The First Mercedes Logo
    The first logo was began with blue, and changed later on. At this time, Benz & Sie was also trademarking their own logo.
  • Mercedes Logo Change

    Mercedes Logo Change
    Mercedes makes a logo change and names this one the three point star. Jellinek had his own name legally changed to Emil Jelinek-Mercedes.
  • The First Benz Logo

    The First Benz Logo
    Benz submitted an application to have the "Benz" lettering surrounded by a wreath in 1909 as a trademark.
  • The Benz Logo Change (adding background)

    The Benz Logo Change (adding background)
    The background that was added to the logo represented the land, sea, and the air.
  • When Mercedes and Benz Merged + made the first logo

    When Mercedes and Benz Merged + made the first logo
    When Mercedes and Karl Benz merged their cars together, their company became a big success. They started selling many cars.
  • The First Mercedes-Benz Car

    The First Mercedes-Benz Car
    The first Mercedes-Benz car was made in 1926. It was created by Damlier and Karl Benz. This was the beginning of a new era for cars.
  • Crash Testing Program

    Crash Testing Program
    For the first time, development of every new Mercedes includes an increasingly rigorous regimen of crash-testing. This vital learning tool was initially performed outdoors.
  • The Creation of PreSafe

    The Creation of PreSafe
    A groundbreaking system that can help prepare the occupants for an accident before it happens, PRE-SAFE can detect that certain types of collision might be imminent. In the precious moments before impact, it can snug the front seat belts and adjust the front head restraints to help optimize the effectiveness of the restraint systems.
  • Logo Change (Back to the Roots)

    Logo Change (Back to the Roots)
    The company goes back to their roots, and simplifies the logo back to the three pointed star. They changed the colors to black and white to make it more clean.
  • The Current Logo

    The Current Logo
    Mercedes-Benz makes their logo more of a shiny and clean look. They change it from black and white to steel, and silver,