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Date:1/15/2018
Tatra Kopřivnice – The Oldest Car Manufacturer in Central Europe
The small family-owned business in North Moravia that made coaches and road carts grew into a factory producing trucks, railway carriages or even planes during one century. It is May 1898 in Kopřivnice and NW Präsident – the first factory-made mass-produced car in the territory of the...

The small family-owned business in North Moravia that made coaches and road carts grew into a factory producing trucks, railway carriages or even planes during one century.

Tatra Kopřivnice – The Oldest Car Manufacturer in Central Europe It is May 1898 in Kopřivnice and NW Präsident – the first factory-made mass-produced car in the territory of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire and one of the first cars in the world is setting off on its first journey. And what a journey it is. On 21 and 22 May 1898, the car travels from Kopřivnice in North Moravia to Vienna. Four passengers travelled the 328-kilometre-long trip in 14.5 hours of driving, with an average speed of 22.62km/h.  
 
 

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