The Audi Horch

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The Audi Horch

Horch Typ 853 A, 1939, 5 l, 8 Zylinder (Reihe), 120 PS

By the end of the nineteenth century several companies in Germany were already building cars. Among them was August Horch & Cie., established on 14 November 1899 in Cologne. August Horch was one of the pioneer figures of automotive engineering.

Horch 14/40 hp, saloon limousine, 4 cylinder 1913 model

Before setting up business on his own, he worked for Carl Benz in Mannheim for three years as Head of Automobile Production. In 1904 August Horch moved his business to the town of Zwickau and transformed it into a share-issuing company. Following differences between the Executive and Supervisory Boards, August Horch left his company in 1909.

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