Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Do you Know What is Mercedes?

The  names  of famous  brands  also carry some history with them.  A  few  are :

Adidas  -  from the name of the founder Adolf (Adi) Dassler (Das)
Adidas AG is a German sports apparel manufacturer, founded in 1924. The name has come from the founder and his brother

Maggi  -  Food company named after its  founder Julius Maggi.
Maggi  is a Nestlé brand of instant soups, stocks, bouillon cubes, ketchups, sauces, seasonings and instant noodles. The original company came into existence in 1872 in Switzerland, when Julius Maggi took over his father's mill. In 1947, Maggi's holding company merged with the Nestlé company
Its Car,
Name of daughter of the Founder

Mercedes  is the  name of the daughter of the founder.
Mercedes-Benz is a German manufacturer of automobiles, buses, coaches, and trucks. Mercedes-Benz is a division of its parent company, Daimler AG. The brand name first appeared in 1926 but  Karl Benz had founded  the company  it in the year  1886. Benz Patent Motor wagen is widely regarded as the first automobile.

Honda is the name of its  founder Soichiro Honda

Nokia Founder
Nokia  is a  city in Finland
Originally Nokia was founded in 1865 by a  mining engineer Fredrik Idestam as a groundwood pulp mill. After many transformations, electronics division was added in the year 1960.

The cola challanger Pepsi is  named from the digestive enzyme Pepsin

Pepsi was first introduced as "Brad's Drink" in New Bern, North Carolina, United States, in 1898 by Caleb Bradham>  It was later labeled Pepsi Cola in 1903.

Sansung   -  meaning three stars in Korean language.
The word "three" represents something "big, numerous and powerful"; the "stars" mean eternity.  Samsung was founded by  Lee Byung-chull   in the year 1938 as a trading company. It diversified in to electronics in the year 1960.

Sony  from the  Latin word  sonus  meaning sound
Suzuki -  Name of  founder Michio Suzuki.

Toyota  - from the name of the founder Sakichi Toyoda

Yamaha - After name of the founder of the company  Torakusu Yamaha 

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