Automobiles

Automobiles

Automobiles are wheeled motor vehicles that are primarily used for transportation. They generally seat one to eight people and run on roads. Automobiles are also classified by the manufacturer and the type of motor they use. This article will focus on Ford Motor Company and Daimler-Benz. You may also be interested in learning more about the Ford Model N.

Ford Model N

The Ford Model N is an early automobile manufactured by Ford Motor Company. The car was first offered for sale at $500 in 1906, and had a wheelbase of 84 inches. The Model N’s front engine was powered by a four-cylinder and cranked at 15 horsepower. It was also affordable and practical, and came equipped with a leather top.

Daimler-Benz

Daimler-Benz is an automotive company that manufactures luxury and commercial vehicles. The company is headquartered in Stuttgart, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany. Its vehicles are sold in many countries and are referred to by their first name, Mercedes.

Benz & Cie

Benz & Cie Automobiles is a German automobile manufacturer which was established in 1896. The company produced fast automobiles which were popular on the racetracks. After the First World War, the German economy started to fail. In 1926, Benz & Cie Automobiles and DMG Automobiles discussed merging and in 1927 the two companies merged under the name Daimler-Benz AG. The company expanded into the production of armaments starting in 1937.

Ford Motor Company

The Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automobile manufacturer. It is headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, and was founded by Henry Ford on June 16, 1903. The Ford Motor Company makes vehicles under the Ford brand and the luxury Lincoln brand.

General Motors

The General Motors Company is an American multinational automotive manufacturing company based in Detroit, Michigan, United States. It is the largest automaker in the United States, and it was the largest in the world for 77 years. The company recently lost that title to Toyota, but remains a major player in the automotive industry.

General Motors Corporation

The General Motors Corporation is an American multinational automobile manufacturer that produces cars, trucks, and motorcycles. In its early years, the corporation was a dominant player in the U.S. automotive industry, accounting for about 44 percent of all sales in the country. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, General Motors began retooling its plants and applied its skills to the war effort. By the time World War II ended, the company had produced over $12.3 billion worth of defense materials. GM also decentralized managerial responsibility, which helped it quickly convert its production from civilian to wartime production. The corporation produced every conceivable automobile for the war effort, including military vehicles.

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