The Best or Nothing – is the official slogan of Mercedes-Benz that makes buses, trucks, coaches to luxury cars. Though the name Daimler-Benz appeared in 1926, one can trace its origins to Karl Benz's 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen that is regarded as the first petrol powered car. Adolf Hitler was one huge fan of Mercedes-Benz. It has manufacturing units from Algeria to Vietnam.
In India, their vehicles were first sold through Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company (TELCO) in 1954. In 2004 they set up their own Co. and today has its factory in Chakan (near Pune).