Automobiles and Transmission Repair

Transmission repair has always been a part of cars ever since automobiles were invented.  As to who invented the automobile, a lot of people think it was Henry Ford, however, that’s not the case.

Auto Mechanics: They’ve Been Around A While

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Even with the first automobile, there was probably a few auto mechanics around. As to when that was, even though there were earlier attempts, according to WIKIPEDIA.ORG, Karl Benz is credited as the inventor of the modern automobile. in 1879, Benz was granted a patent for his first engine, which had been designed in 1878. Many of his other inventions made the use of the internal combustion engine feasible for powering a vehicle. His first Motorwagen was built in 1885 in Mannheim, Germany. He was awarded the patent for its invention as of his application on 29 January 1886 (under the auspices of his major company, Benz & Cie., which was founded in 1883). Benz began promotion of the vehicle on 3 July 1886, and about 25 Benz vehicles were sold between 1888 and 1893, when his first four-wheeler was introduced along with a model intended for affordability. They also were powered with four-stroke engines of his own design. Emile Roger of France, already producing Benz engines under license, now added the Benz automobile to his line of products. Because France was more open to the early automobiles, initially more were built and sold in France through Roger than Benz sold in Germany. In August 1888 Bertha Benz, the wife of Karl Benz, undertook the first road trip by car, to prove the road-worthiness of her husband’s invention. [READ MORE]. And it was probably a lot harder for Bertha Benz to get an auto repair shop on the phone back then.

An Auto Repair Shop and the Modern Age

We’ve come a long way since then. The earliest automobiles were much simpler, with only a few moving parts. Modern vehicles however, are incredibly advanced. Even within the past thirty years, automatic transmissions alone have come a long way. And we at Trail Transmission are your expert mechanics, specializing in transmission repair.

If you need auto repair, Trail Transmission has decades of experience and we’re ready to help you.  Call us today.

Trail Transmission
11240 East Apache Trail
Apache Junction, AZ 85120-3529
(480) 986-7367

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