WORLD'S FIRST TAXI: The world's first motorized taxi with a meter was built in 1897 by Gottlieb Daimler and called the Daimler Victoria and was sold to Stuttgart transportation and was used to start the world's first motorized taxi company that same year.

WORLD'S FIRST TAXI: The world's first motorized taxi with a meter was built in 1897 by Gottlieb Daimler and called the Daimler Victoria and was sold to Stuttgart transportation and was used to start the world's first motorized taxi company that same year.

“In November 1885, Gottlieb Daimler installed a smaller version of an engine in a wooden bicycle, creating the first motorcycle (Patent 36-423impff & Sohn “Vehicle with gas or petroleum drive machine”). It was named the Reitwagen (“riding car”). Maybach rode it for three kilometers (two miles) alongside the river Neckar, from Cannstatt to Untertürkheim, reaching 12 kilometres per hour (7 mph).”

“In November 1885, Gottlieb Daimler installed a smaller version of an engine in a wooden bicycle, creating the first motorcycle (Patent 36-423impff & Sohn “Vehicle with gas or petroleum drive machine”). It was named the Reitwagen (“riding car”). Maybach rode it for three kilometers (two miles) alongside the river Neckar, from Cannstatt to Untertürkheim, reaching 12 kilometres per hour (7 mph).”

Meet Gottlieb Daimler: Father of the Gas-Powered Car: Gottlieb Daimler sitting in a motor vehicle (constructed by himself). Photography. 1886

Meet Gottlieb Daimler: Father of the Gas-Powered Car

Meet Gottlieb Daimler: Father of the Gas-Powered Car: Gottlieb Daimler sitting in a motor vehicle (constructed by himself). Photography. 1886

In 1885, the so-called riding car which is today regarded as the world's first motorcycle. It was built in Gottlieb Daimler's workshop as a test unit to prove the suitability of Daimler's and Wilhelm Maybach's gas or petroleum engine for everyday use.

In 1885, the so-called riding car which is today regarded as the world's first motorcycle. It was built in Gottlieb Daimler's workshop as a test unit to prove the suitability of Daimler's and Wilhelm Maybach's gas or petroleum engine for everyday use.

We are an official Black Code vehicle remapping specialist covering the Bristol, Basingstoke and Newbury areas.

We are an official Black Code vehicle remapping specialist covering the Bristol, Basingstoke and Newbury areas.

Created by Gottlieb Daimler in 1926, Germany https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercedes-Benz

Created by Gottlieb Daimler in 1926, Germany https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercedes-Benz

Gottlieb Daimler von seinem Sohn Adolf in der Motorkutsche chauffieren. Einen Führerschein hatte keiner der beiden. Carl Benz hingegen ließ sich 1888

Gottlieb Daimler von seinem Sohn Adolf in der Motorkutsche chauffieren. Einen Führerschein hatte keiner der beiden. Carl Benz hingegen ließ sich 1888

May 11, 1924 – Mercedes-Benz is formed by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merging their two companies

May 11, 1924 – Mercedes-Benz is formed by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merging their two companies

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