Bertha Benz | Women’s Week

April 16th, 2018 by

A Woman Who Moved The World

As a premier donor of the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center, Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land was proud to participate in “Marching Forward Wonder Week,” to celebrate women’s brave contributions in history during National Women’s History Month. During the week-long event, the Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land Precision Center, located inside the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center, highlighted the life of Bertha Benz and her contribution to the automobile industry. Bertha made a significant impact on history when she embarked on the world’s first road trip to promote the the first automobile: The Benz Patent-Motorwagon, built by her husband Carl Benz.

 

To learn more, watch the video below.