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PeterH on April 3rd, 2010

Gottlieb Daimler applied for a patent for an engine with a vertical cylinder which he had developed together with Wilhelm Maybach from the 1883 horizontal test engine

Patented on 1 April 1886 under patent DRP No. 3492, the engine represented a fundamentally new design, since for the first time the crankshaft assembly and flywheel were enclosed in an oil and dust-proof crankcase.

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PeterH on April 2nd, 2010

Emil Jellinek and Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft agreed a contract on the sale of Daimler automobiles and engines. That same month, Jellinek ordered 36 vehicles at a total cost of 550,000 Goldmarks.

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PeterH on April 1st, 2010

Please do not forget to vote in the Formula one poll this month. We appreciate your opinion.

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PeterH on April 1st, 2010

31.03.2010 Mr. Gottward Bruns from Austria visited the Mercedes-Benz Museum. (more…)

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PeterH on March 31st, 2010

Mercedes-Benz confirmed today, for the first time, its upcoming C-Class Coupe. Set to replace the current CLC sports coupe, the new C-Class Coupe will go on sale in 2011 and will be the second two-door based on the existing C-Class, but the first to take its name into production. (more…)

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