In the years following World War I, German’s economy was in a slump, with economic sanctions placed by the Treaty of Versailles. Max Vidal and Sohns, previously a fire-fighting equipment supplier to German’s coal industry, changed focus in 1926 to building automobiles.
The Think City was a fully electric zero emission vehicle that was marketed as an urban commuter. The City combined new technology and Scandinavian design for a practical, modern vehicle focused on sustainability.
The Tornado Typhoon (named after the British fighter plane, not the storm) was created by Bill Woodhouse of Hetfordshire, England. Bill was dissatisfied with the kit car companies of the 1950s and the difficulty of finding commonly manufactured automobile parts that would fit them.