January 29-Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz motorcars is one of the largest automobile brands in the world. The motorcars are produced by the German multinational corporation, Daimler AG. The name, Mercedes-Benz is derived from Mercedes, the name of a daughter of Emil Jellinek of Daimler Motors and Karl Benz who designed and built what is considered the first practical motorcar.

Karl Benz was a mechanical engineer who was a native of Germany. Having produced the first practical motorcar he named it the Benz Patent Motorwagen. He was granted a patent for the motorcar in 1886. The automobile was the forerunner of the modern day Mercedes-Benz motorcars. Bertha Benz, the wife of Karl, financed the production of the car. She helped publicised the car by driving it on the first long-distance, 194 km (121 miles), automobile road trip in 1888.

Karl Benz was granted a patent for the Benz Patent Motorwagen, the first successful motorcar and the forerunner of the modern day Mercedes-Benz, in the year 1886 On This Day.

Mercedes-Benz S600

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