March 25: Mercedes makes its public debut on this date in 1901

“If I cannot obtain more from an automobile than from a coach and horses,” said businessman Emile Jellinek at the turn of the 20th century, “I might as well go back to horses!” This insight came courtesy of Jellinek’s fascination with the machines of Gottlieb Daimler, which the wealthy traveler thought could become the transport [...]
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