March 15, 2007

Today in Automotive History

1911 : Otto Manufacturing is organized

The Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost in 1906On this day, Gustave Otto, the son of internal combustion engine pioneer Nikolaus Otto, organized Gustav Otto Flugmaschinenfabrik Muchen. Otto's Munich-based aero-engineering firm would later merge with Karl Rapp's firm to form the Bayerische Motoren-Werke, or BMW.

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