We invented hardcore.
Since building the world's first work van in 1896, we've been solving business needs through innovation and hard work. That's why we've been able to set class-leading standards in efficiency, durability, and safety for over a century. During those 120 years of experience, we learned that dependability isn't a luxury, it's a requirement. And it comes standard in every van we've ever made.
Benz company invents the motorized van, dubbed a "combination delivery vehicle"
Introduction of the Mercedes-Benz L 1000 Express Van
Mercedes-Benz introduces the L 319 and reinvents the light truck segment
Mercedes-Benz introduces the new large-capacity van, the L 406 D
Mercedes-Benz launches a new light van lineup Internally called the TN or T1
The invention of the automobile is 100 years old and Mercedes-Benz presents its newest van, the T2
The first-generation Sprinter Van launches in Europe and wins "International Van of the Year."
The second-generation Sprinter enters the European Market
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter enters the U.S. market
The mid-size Mercedes-Benz Metris enters the U.S. market
Over one hundred years of leadership brought us to this. It’s the Sprinter that hauls cargo, stows gear and raises standards. It’s the Sprinter that’s ready for anything, wherever your work or your lifestyle takes you.