Past Gas #213: Mercedes Pt 2: How Mercedes Became Mercedes

Past Gas by Donut Media

20-11-2023 • 49 mins

June 1926. An era of progress, rapid automotive adoption, and record-breaking feats spurred on by the rivalry between Benz and DMG had given way to a crisis. So how did a conniving aristocrat convince DMG to create the Mercedes brand? How did DMG and Benz usher in the era of the modern automobile? And how did these two competitors find themselves in a position where the only way to ensure their survival was to merge? Today on Past Gas, part two of the history of Mercedes-Benz. Thanks to our sponsors: Start hiring NOW with a $75 SPONSORED JOB CREDIT to upgrade your job post at . Offer good for a limited time. Go to https://SHOPIFY.COM/gas now to grow your business–no matter what stage you’re in.  More about Show: Follow Nolan on IG and Twitter @nolanjsykes.   Follow Joe on IG and Twitter @joegweber. Follow Donut @donutmedia, and subscribe to our Youtube and Facebook channels!   Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit