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1934. Six Cylinder 150 B.H.P. Daimler Benz Railcar Engine.
Reg No: CLP-WM 27H.

of Germany

Co-operation started in 1924 between Benz & Cie (founded 1883 by Karl Benz) and Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft (founded 1890 by Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach). In 1926 they formally merged to become Daimler-Benz Aktiengesellschaft. They would use the name "Mercedes-Benz" on their vehicles.

See Wikipedia entry.

In Britain, D-B took over the sale of its Mercedes-Benz cars and trucks in Britain in 1974 from Thomas Tilling (which had held the franchise for 13 years).[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1974/01/03 and 1974/01/10