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Maybach Collectors Open Up a Museum

Anna and Helmut Hofman own 18 Maybach cars—roughly 10 percent of the world’s remaining classic cars. What does one do when you have that many classic cars with no one to take them every day for a spin? The Hofmans have an answer: open a museum. Helmut Hofman first fell in love with the Maybach when a friend decided to court an older lady, and gifted her with a Maybach. Curious, Helmut asked the man if a briefcase of money doesn’t suit the lady enough? His friend answered that to show his love and devotion, he must give something that is part of his family—the Maybach is one. Since then,… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Museum Treats Fans on Its Anniversary Weekend

The Mercedes-Benz Museum just celebrated its 10th year last May 19th. As part of its yearlong commemoration of its inauguration, it announced special events dedicated for fans this coming June 4 and 5. According to the Global Media site of Daimler, the anniversary weekend of Mercedes Museum will be held near the gates of the Untertürkheim plant. The key parts of the event include children’s party, vehicle parade, Food Truck Festival and a variety show on the stage. On the said dates, attendees will be treated to a free entrance. 130 Years of History of Mercedes The Mercedes-Benz Museum features the colorful history of the brand it represents. It houses all the special vehicles… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Museum Celebrates Anniversary With Short Films

A number of short animated films were commissioned by the Mercedes-Benz Museum to celebrate its tenth anniversary, as shown on a report from The films show a different side of the history of the well-known German brand. The videos are also appealing enough for the new generation who may not be interested in knowing how one of the biggest brand names in the world came to be. A number of comic strips were also commissioned by the luxury vehicle manufacturer in the past to pique the interest of the youth of today. It appears the films have the goal. The story of the company can be interesting enough if… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Museum Puts Free Admission for BMW Employees

BMW is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Mercedes-Benz, being the greatest rival of the brand is not taking a backseat during the event. The parent company of Mercedes, Daimler, recently posted a press release congratulating its biggest competitor. Whether it is a gesture of goodwill is questionable as there were plenty of hints that Daimler is trolling its rival. The press release starts by telling readers that BMW was founded on March 7, 1916. However, it came with a reminder that Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler already invented the automobile 30 years before, and Daimler-Benz was established 10 years after that event. Along with that is an invitation for BMW employees to the… Continue Reading »


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