The Daimler Company Limited is one of the most successful companies in the automotive industry.The Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Vans, Daimler Trucks and Mercedes-Benz Vans are all divisions of the Daimler Company Ltd. With over 16,000 employees working for the company, Daimler is a leading name in the world of premium car and commercial vehicles manufacturing. Daimler’s humble origins began when British engineer Frederick Richard Simms noticed railcars Gottlieb Daimler’s motors 1889. Recognizing the potential of these motoros, he introduced Daimler’s motors in England in 1890. After a few eventful and tumultuous years, The Daimler Motor Syndicate Limited was set up in 1893.
At the 1894 Paris Rouen competition, Daimler powered Peugeots and Panhards and this managed to win the company much-needed attention and accolades. Following this, Daimler decided to start a motor car factory, which was possibly the United Kingdom’s first motor company. Daimler became the first car to be associated with royalty after King Edward VII, then Prince of Wales, was given a ride one a Daimler by John Douglas-Scott-Montagu, who later came to be known as Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. After buying two Daimlers between 1900 and 1902, Edward VII gave Daimler a royal warrant as motor car suppliers. A variety of engines were manufactured for the King’s cars between the 1899 and 1937.