TITLE

Industry pioneer didn't even like to drive cars

AUTHOR(S)
Wernle, Bradford
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;12/18/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5908, p20F
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Pays tribute to the late Gottlieb Daimler, one of the pioneers of Europe's automobile industry. How Daimler improved the internal combustion engine; Reputation for disliking cars; Partnership with Wilhelm Maybach in the construction of small,lightweight engines; Patenting of the four-stroke engine in 1885; Founding of Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft in 1889.
ACCESSION #
3983401

 

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