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A car made by Theodore Bergmann of "Bergmann Industriewerken" at Gaggenau Baden around 1900
The company was a vending machine manufacturer but made cars similar to Benz. The designer was Joseph Vollmer and the vehicles were known by the name Bergmann and Vollmer.
In 1903 Bergmann made a friction-drive light car called the Liliput; large cars bearing the Gaggenau name followed in 1905, and the factory was taken over by Benz in 1907 for the production of commercial vehicles.