Steyr-Daimler-Puch: The Beginning
- Gepubliceerd: zondag 09 april 2017 12:33
- Geschreven door René
Like every company, there is a beginning. And that was the same for Steyr-Daimler-Puch in Austria.
It was 1934, when the luxury car manufacturer Austro-Daimler, car,truck and tractor manufacturer Steyr and bicycle and motorcycle manufacturer Puch joined forces in a new conglomerate, called Steyr-Daimler-Puch Werke A.G., in Graz, Austria.
It was the beginning of a very succesful international operating company, ahead of their time, advanced intern research and development division and law-changing in several countries around the world. Even today, 30 years after the company sold it's divisions, the many products and inventions made by Steyr-Daimler-Puch are being enjoyed and used on a daily base. It's legacy continues and the memories are stuff of legends.
Steyr-Daimler-Puch excisted from 1934 to 1987 and is world-famous for a handfull of products, which we will discuss in this part of the site. If you own a product made by Steyr-Daimler-Puch, you own a piece of rich history, a piece of well-crafted quality and a testament of the Grazer factory in Austria. You are a proud member of the Steyr-Daimler-Puch family.
The diversity of products, the internal R&D division, the production capacities but most of all, the high standard of quality has made Steyr-Daimler-Puch a brand, that has a well-deserved place between the other manufacturers the likes of Ford, Renault and even Mercedes-Benz.