Benz Patent Motorwagen - Bertha

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Bertha Benz, not Karl, did most of the driving in her husband's invention. She took the kids out for history's first long "road trip" in 1888. While Karl Benz designed and built the cars, she sold them, made on-the-road repairs and suggested improvements.

First published May 2, 2016: 9:34 AM ET

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