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Emile Roger

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1896. The Roger Autocar.

Emile Roger of Paris, a bicycle manufacturer

Built Benz engines under license from Karl Benz for several years.

c.1888 Roger was the second customer for Benz's Motorwagen

Roger added the Benz automobiles (many built in France) to the line he carried in Paris and initially most were sold there.

He was one of the prize winners in the Bordeaux-Paris Race.

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