C.G.V. C.G.V. was founded by Fernand Charron, Léonce Girardot and Emile Voigt. All three were successful cyclists turned to racing drivers – and let’s not forget that Charron won the first and [...]

De Dietrich

De Dietrich is one of the oldest manufacturing companies in France. It is located in the Vosges Mountains in North-Eastern France, where, as early as in the 17th century, the rich natural [...]


F.I.A.T. F.I.A.T. (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino – Italian Automobile Factory, Turin) better known as Fiat was set in the Summer of 1899 by Giovanni Agnelli, an ex-cavalry officer together [...]


The Locomobile Company of America began its life in Watertown, Massachusetts in 1899, but soon was moved to Bridgeport, Connecticut. It has initially produced steam cars. During this time, steam, [...]


The 1901 Mercedes 35 HP launched a new era for automobiles. It was a radical racing car that could reach top speeds of up to 90 km/h. It comprised a pressed-steel frame, a honeycomb radiator, [...]