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Daimler and Benz: the Complete History The Birth and Evolution of the Mercedes-Benz

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ISBN-10: 0060890266

ISBN-13: 9780060890261

Edition: 2006

Authors: Dennis Adler, Dennis Adler

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From the earliest workshop days to the grandest marque in the automotive world, the story of one of the most important enterprises of the twentieth century comes alive in this complete history. The rich history of Daimler-Benz (now DaimlerChrysler) has its roots in the early experimentation with the use of the internal combustion engine by three men: Carl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler, and William Maybach. Benz, working alone, and Daimler and Maybach, working together, the two shops separated by a mere sixty miles, in the late 1880s simultaneously laid the foundation of what would become the German automotive industry. At first there was competition between Benz & Cie. and Daimler Motoren…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/2/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 9.00" wide x 12.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.542
Language: English

Dennis Adler is an avid automotive enthusiast, writer, and photographer who has written several books, including Packard, Chrysler , and Fifties Flashback: The American Car . He lives in Imler , Pennsylvania .

Foreword
Preface & Acknowledgments
Carl Benz: The Inventor
Gottlieb Daimler & Wilhelm Maybach: Advancing on a Theory
Mercedes: The Modern Motorcar is Born
Benz & Cie. vs. Mercedes: Building Motors and Motorcars
The Needs of The Few: Daimler and Benz after World War I
The Merger of Daimler and Benz: A Titan Emerges
The 1930s: Daimler-Benz Redefines the Automobile
A Call To Arms: Daimler-Benz in Peace and War
Postwar Resurrection: Rising from the Ashes
The 1960s: Establishing New Standards
The 1970s: A Changing World
The 1980s: A New Generation of Mercedes
The 1990s: On the Threshold of a New Century
The 21st Century: A New Era Begins
Mercedes-Benz Poster Art
Index