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Old 07-26-2005, 04:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Esperante
Isn't Daimler essentially the same as Mercedes?
nope.

The 'British" Daimler company was formed in 1890s by a guy called Simms who was a friend of Daimler and saw the potential in the engines for cars. So the 'The Daimler Motor Syndicate Ltd'. was formed.

it had nothing else to do with Daimler or Benz, ever
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