Engine manufacture hived off in Mannheim

  • Date
    11 March 1922
  • Description
    Retrospective to 1 January, Benz & Cie. sells its stationary engine production department to a Berlin-based finance group. The hived-off company, headed by Prosper L’Orange, trades under the name of Motorenwerke Mannheim AG, vormals Benz, Abteilung stationärer Motorenbau (Mannheim Engine Works, formerly Benz, Stationary Engine Production Department).