European Automotive Hall of Fame

FOUR JOIN EUROPEAN HALL OF FAME

MARQUIS
ALBERT DE DION
(1856-1946)

The automobile was invented in Germany, but the French pioneered its use and development as a social icon. One person behind both phenomena was Albert, marquis de Dion.
EBERHARD
VON KUENHEIM
(1928- )

Eberhard von Kuenheim, 75, turned BMW from a small Bavarian manufacturer into a global player.
AUGUST
HORCH
(1868-1951)

August Horch was a pioneering German entrepreneur who founded not one but two auto companies that bore his name.
WILHELM
MAYBACH
(1846-1929)

A number of key contributors to the automobile worked in the shadows of the great pioneers. Wilhelm Maybach was one of them.