30/01/1951 Founder of the Porsche car company Ferdinand Porsche dies
A Brief History Of Porsche
Dr. Ferdinand Porsche Commercial, Time
He founded the Porsche car company. His famous designs include the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle (Lohner-Porsche), the Volkswagen Beetle, the Mercedes-Benz SS/SSK, several other important developments. In addition, Porsche designed the 1923 Benz Tropfenwagen, which was the first racing car with a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive layout.