By The Wheelmaster
Ok, last time we talked about the first wheel in history. It was more or less a non-motor vehicle. From Fred Flintstones’s car , to a Celtric Chariot. Today, we will see what is next after the world made a great invention of the Automotive.
Wheel for Automotive more or less started with this sweet-classic 1885 Benz Patent Motorwagen by Karl Benz’s . This father of Mercedes designed all kinds of vehicle from horse-carriage , bicycle and lastly and successfully Automobile.
The three-wheel vehicle used bicycle-like wire wheels, which were fitted with hard rubber.
Speaking of rubber, the first people who thought about using it for automobile purposes were André and Edouard Michelin, who later founded the famous tire company. In 1910, the B.F. Goodrich Company invented longer life tires by adding carbon to the rubber.