and DMG lastly merged as the Daimler-Benz firm, baptizing all of its automobiles Mercedes Benz, as a brand honoring an important mannequin of the DMG automobiles, the Maybach design later referred to as the 1902 Mercedes-35 hp, along with the Benz identify. Karl Benz remained a member of the board of directors of Daimler-Benz until his demise in 1929, and at times, his two sons additionally participated within the management of the corporate. In November 1881, French inventor Gustave Trouvé demonstrated the first working (three-wheeled) car powered by electrical energy at the International Exposition of Electricity, Paris. Although a number of other German engineers (including Gottlieb Daimler, Wilhelm Maybach, and Siegfried Marcus) had been working on the issue at about the identical time, Karl Benz generally is acknowledged as the inventor of the fashionable automotive.
The phrase “automobile” is a classical compound derived from the Ancient Greek phrase autós (αὐτός), … Read More