Brief History

31 Jan 2008 PT DaimlerChrysler Indonesia became PT Mercedes-Benz Indonesia
PT DaimlerChrysler Distribution Indonesia became PT Mercedes-Benz Distribution Indonesia
Jun 2000 PT Star Motors Indonesia became PT DaimlerChrysler Distribution Indonesia
PT German Motor Manufacturing became PT DaimlerChrysler Indonesia
March 2000 Acquisition of PT Star Engine Indonesia by PT German Motor Manufacturing
17 Nov 1998 Merger of DaimlerChrysler Indonesia Daimler-Benz AG with Chrysler Corp. USA
1996 Acquired ISO 9001 Certification. The first manufacturer accredited in Indonesia
1985 Establishment of PT Star Engines Indonesia in Wanaherang
1982 Official opening of PT German Motor Manufacturing in Wanaherang
1981 Commencement of truck manufacturing
1979 Commencement of break-the-joint cooperation between Bus Manufacturing at Wanaherang Plant with Volkswagen
1978 Establishment of Manufacturing Plant in Wanaherang Bogor (50 km from Jakarta)
Official opening of Apprentice Training Center and After Sales Service in Ciputat
1973 Commencement of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars assembly in Tanjung Priok
1970 Joint cooperation between Mercedes-Benz and Volkwagen to assemble vehicles in Jakarta
Commencement of Mercedes-Benz Commercial vehicles assembly in Tanjung Priok
Establishment of PT Star Motor Indonesia as the Sole agent of Daimler-Benz AG in Indonesia, located in Jl. Cik Ditiro, Jakarta
Establishment of PT German Motor Manufacturing as the Manufacturer and Assembler of Daimler-Benz products in Indonesia, located in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta
1907 The First Daimler-Britse Daimler (4 cylinder 45 hp) vehicle in Indonesia, owned by Susuhunan Solo
1894 The first Mercedes-Benz vehicle in Indonesia, Benz-Model Phaeton (2000 cc 1 cylinder 5 hp for eight people), owned by Susuhunan Surakarta