Mercedes-Benz of South Orlando
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of DaimlerChrysler North American Holding Corporation based in Auburn Hills, is responsible for the sales, service and marketing of Mercedes-Benz and Maybach products in the United States. The company sold 248,080 vehicles in the U.S. in 2006, setting the highest sales volume in its history and achieving thirteen years of consecutive sales growth. MBUSA was founded in 1965 with headquarters in Fort Lee, New Jersey and moved to its current headquarters in Montvale, New Jersey in 1972. Prior to the founding of MBUSA, Mercedes-Benz cars were sold in the United States from 1957 to 1964 by Mercedes-Benz Sales, Inc., a subsidiary of the Studebaker-Packard Corporation. Max Hoffman was the first importer and retailer of Mercedes-Benz cars in the United States from 1952-1957.