Technical innovations as the key to success
For the founding fathers of today’s company, Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler, groundbreaking technical innovations were the key to success. A “love of invention” and a forward looking pioneer spirit were the hallmarks of their work.
Filed by Carl Benz at the German Imperial Patent Office in Berlin on 29 January 1886, patent “DRP 37435”
for a “three-wheeled vehicle powered by a gas engine” is regarded as the birth certificate of the motor vehicle and was declared a world heritage document by Unesco in 2011.