Daimler AG (German pronunciation: [ˈdaɪmlɐ ʔaːˌɡeː] (listening); formerly known as Daimler Benz and Daimler Chrysler), known as Mercedes-Benz, or simply as Daimler, is a German multinational car company based in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. It is one of the world's leading car and truck companies. Daimler-Benz was formed with the merger of Benz, C and Daimler Motorin Gesellschaft in 1926. Daimler Chrysler was renamed when it acquired the American automaker Chrysler Corporation in 1998, and was renamed Daimler AG when Chrysler liquidated Cerberus Capital Management in 2007 (Chrysler is currently owned by Stellantis). As of 2014, Daimler owns or shares in a number of cars, buses, trucks and motorcycles including Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG, Smart Cars, Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Star West, Thomas Built Buses, Citra, Brasha, Mitsubishi Foso, MV Agusta as well as shares in Danza, Kamaz and Bajag Motor. The luxury brand Maybach was terminated at the end of 2012, but was revived in April 2015 as the Mercedes-Maybach versions of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class. In 2019, Daimler sold 3.3 million cars. In terms of unit sales, Daimler is the 13th largest car manufacturer and the world's largest truck manufacturer. Daimler provides financial services through its financial services arm, Daimler Financial Services. The company is an element of the European Stock Market Index Stoxx 50. Daimler AG complex in Stuttgart houses the company's headquarters Central, Mercedes-Benz and Daimler car factories, Mercedes-Benz Museum, Mercedes-Benz Arena.