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Karl began his mobility experiments in 1877, this was a
"motor car", a motorized tricycle patented until 1886 with a
maximum speed of 16 km/h. Bertha Benz, the wife of Karl
Benz, accomplished a historic feat for the industry. On July
3, 1888, he and his two sons made the first long journey in
Germany in a car, from Mannheim to Pforzheim, using the
motor car to demonstrate the vehicle's reliability and
strength.The Benz Motorwagen had a 0.9 hp engine and a top speed
of 16 km/h, very important numbers for the tools and
advances of the time. Other names like Gottlieb Daimler and
Wilhelm Maybach were also working on their vehicle.
Later came the phase of the 20th century, which was marked
by all industrialization movements in the big cities. By this
time, car use was becoming more common. Peugeot also started its foray into this field as the marque
manufactured 5 units in 1891, later in 1899 Oldsmobile
increased its numbers significantly by assembling 400 cars in
just 6 months, with the numbers increasing again each time
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