Carl Benz

  • Replica of the Benz Patent Motorwagen

    Exactly 125 years ago to the day, Carl Benz first registered his “vehicle with gas-engine drive” under patent number 37435 with the Berlin Patent Office, forever changing the way human beings would travel and establishing one of the biggest industries the world knows today. Back in 1886 nobody could possibly have imagined the impact the automobile would embark upon over the following 125 years. Less than 60 miles away, and almost at the same time, fellow inventor and entrepreneur Gottlieb Daimler was working on his own motor wagon, to which he gave the finishing touches that very...

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