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The 'Hannoverrische Maschinenbau AG' or Hanomag for short, was founded in 1835 by Georg Egestorff.  The company built engines, steam boilers and locomotives.  In 1925, the company produced its first car.  At that time, Hanomag employed some 5,000 people.  The first cars were small and cheap.  The very first car was called the 2/10 PS.  As the entire car weighed less than 280kg (616 lb), it could reach a top speed of 37 mph (60 kph). 

Hanomag has, with great success, always stuck to building small cars.  For example, 19,188 Rekords were sold between 1934 and 1938.  The Sturm, from 1934, was a more luxurious model, but had little success.

When production ceased in 1939, only 4,885 had been sold.  Hanomag continued building passenger cars until 1941.  The post-war comeback failed. 

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Models produced by Hanomag

1.3

1.3

1938-1941

2/10

2/10

1925-1928

3/16

3/16

1930-1931

Garant

Garant

1937-0

Kurier

Kurier

1934-1938

Rekord

Rekord

1937-1940

Sturm

Sturm

1937-1940

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