Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Carl Benz

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1885 Made a petrol motor bicycle with a horizontal cylinder and a water jacket.

1886 Patented a radiator for cooling the water of his cooling system.

1888 Made a two-seat three-wheel carriage which ran at 15 mph.

1894 M. Roger took up the production of the benz cars in Paris and had fifty of them running this year.

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