The typically Teutonic efficiency of this site suits the image of Mercedes-Benz, and any apparent austerity quickly gives way to a wealth of information once your investigation begins.
On the left side of the page is a listing of options for exploration, and clicking on “How It All Began” opens a page where the components of the company’s earliest history can be found among the row of bullets along the bottom of Gottlieb Daimler’s photo. Each one brings up another segment of that story from Daimler’s 1834 birth through the 1926 merger that created Mercedes-Benz AG.
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