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In Stuttgart: Auf Daimlers und Maybachs Spuren - Stuttgarter Zeitung

Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach

Emil Jellinek, was a wealthy European entrepreneur who sat on the board of Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft. He specified an engine designed there by Wilhelm Maybach and Gottlieb Daimler for the first 'modern' car.Jellinek required naming the engine after his daughter,Mercedes Jellinek.

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April 1st, 1903: Double victory for Otto Hieronimus and Wilhelm Werner on their 60 hp Mercedes-Simplex models at the grueling Nice - La Turbie hill climb.

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World’s First Motorcycle (1885)

World’s First Motorcycle (1885) – Daimler’s riding car | The First Motorcycle was designed and built by the German inventors Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach in Bad Cannstatt (Stuttgart) in 1885. It was essentially a motorized bicycle, although the inventors called their invention the Reitwagen (“riding car”). It was also the first petroleum-powered vehicle.

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