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In 1926, the two oldest German automobile companies merged - Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft from Stuttgart and Benz und Cie. from Mannheim.
As a result, the world famous Daimler-Benz AG concern was born, which produces well-known Mercedes-Benz cars, tractor & trucks.
Immediately after the merger, the trucks were manufactured only at the former Benz plant in Gaggenau, and the Daimler factories in Mannheim and Marienfeld were temporarily not used.
At the end of the 20th century, Mercedes-Benz remained the world's largest truck manufacturer. It owns 14 factories in Germany and 25 enterprises abroad.
The volume of annual production exceeds 420 thousand cars & trucks. In 1998, Daimler-Benz strengthened its position by merging with Chrysler Corporation and creating a new transnational concern, Daimler Chrysler.
In 1999, he manufactured 287.4 thousand cars with a gross weight of over 6 tons (19.0% of world production).
In 2000, Daimler-Chrysler bought out part of the shares of the Japanese company Mitsubishi and South Korean Huyndai, in the USA became the owner of Sterling and American LaFrance, in Canada acquired Western Star.