Monday, December 12, 2011

BMW Motorcycle and the many outstanding names in German technological success

BMW Motorcycle by engrgoddess
BMW Motorcycle, a photo by engrgoddess on Flickr.

A sampling of German achievements in engineering and technology -

- BMW, Porsche, Audi, Daimler Benz, Volkswagen
- BMW and Zundapp motorcycles
- Leica cameras
- Bayer aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid)
- Zeppelins
- Messerschmitts and other airplanes of WWI and WWII
- V1 and V2 guided missles of WWII
- Otto: 4-stroke engine.
- Adidas and Puma shoes plus Birkenstoks
- Johann Gutenberg: printing