The Daimler motor car company
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Founding of the Daimler motor car company
The Daimler motor car company was founded in
Coventry in 1896, in 1910
the company became a subsidiary of
BSA and was
acquired in 1960 by
History of Daimler motor car company
IThe first Daimler left the works in
January 1897 and 20 more cars had been built by July
making Daimler Britain's first true production
car. As Daimler was known as Britain's
oldest marque it became the official transport
for the British Royalty. Unfortunately in 1950,
transmission failure in the king's car resulted
Rolls Royce being commissioned as the primary
with Daimler being the reserve.
company information and history timeline details
the dates of major events which influenced the
growth of the Daimler motor car company.
Frederick Simms purchases the UK patent rights
to Gottlieb Daimler's engine.
Company renamed to Daimler Motor Syndicate Ltd.
Harry Lawson buys the company for £35,000 and
changes the name to the British Motor Syndicate,
mainly trading in patents.
To capitalise on some of the patents bought
Harry Lawson founded Daimler Motor Company,
based in an old disused cotton mill in Foleshill, Coventry.
The Daimler Motor Company builds the first
Daimler car and Leon Bollee, MC under licence.
Daimler becomes Britain's first car marque and
the official transport of Royalty.
During WWI Daimler produces engines for the
British Army's newly invented tank.
Through BSA, Daimler takes over Lanchester Motor
Due to a transmission failure, Rolls Royce
commissioned as the main transport for Royalty
in place of Daimlert.
Sangster was voted in as the new chairman.
Edward Turner was made head of the automotive
Jaguar Cars acquires
the Daimler name.
Ford Motor company takes over Jaguar
and the the Daimler name.
What is mission statement of Daimler?
The mission statement or vision of Daimler is:
invented the automobile - now we are
passionately shaping its future. As a pioneer of
automotive engineering, we feel inspired and
obliged to continue this proud tradition with
groundbreaking technologies and high-quality
products. Our philosophy is clear: we give of
our best for customers who expect the best - and
we live a culture of excellence that is based on
shared values. Our corporate history is full of
innovations and pioneering achievements; they
are the foundation and ongoing stimulus for our
claim to leadership in the automotive industry.
The principle of sustainable mobility underlies
all of our thoughts and actions. Our goal is to
successfully meet the demands of future
mobility. And in doing so, we intend to create
lasting value - for our shareholders, customers
and workforce, and for society in general."
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does the Daimler motor car company produce?
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