NEWS: Let’s Celebrate: Daimler Giving Employees Special Bonuses to Mark 125-Year Anniversary

January 28, 2011
1954 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing
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Daimler's 125th anniversary of the company's first automobile patent is approaching, and employees should be excited: most will receive a special bonus of up to 1000 euros (about $1370 U.S.) to mark the occasion.
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Before you start filling out an application, know that Daimler will only give the bonuses to those who have worked for the company for at least a year. The longer you've worked for Daimler, the more money you'll get in this special bonus. Last year, Daimler issued bonuses of 3150 euros (about $4320 U.S.) to German workers after a strong year, according to the Detroit News.
Carl Benz's patent for the first automobile powered by an internal-combustion engine was filed on January 28, 1886. Today, Daimler has about 270,000 employees. Take a blast from the past by viewing some of Mercedes-Benz's vehicles over the years in the gallery below.
Source: Detroit News
Mercedes Benz SLS AMG E Cell

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