Industry pioneer didn't even like to drive cars

Wernle, Bradford
December 2000
Automotive News;12/18/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5908, p20F
Trade Publication
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.


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