1900 Gottlieb Daimler dies and Maybach designs a model named Daimler-Mercedes.
1902 New model DMG automobile is produced and named Mercedes.
1902 Ransom Olds starts production-line manufacturing of more affordable cars in his Oldsmobile factory.
1902-03 Maybach quits DMG nad opens his own business.
1910 Internal combustion engines achieve dominance over steam powered vehicles.
1911 Ford France and Ford Britain established.
1910-1911 Charles Kettering develops electric ignition and the electric self-starter.
1914 Henry Ford expands and improves the Ransom Olds production-line manufacturing. Ford car comes off the line every three minutes.
1914 Ford drops all colors but black because it is the only color (made in Japan) that dries fast enough.
1914 Ford factory worker can buy a Model T with four months’ pay.