German

EMW Dreirad

E.M.W. (Leipzig)

Manufactured by Hubert Schivelbusch, E.M.W. Motor-Transportwagen-Werk of Leipzig, from 1925 to 1930 [1].

Built commercial three-wheelers in small numbers, both front-loading and rear-loading (muzzle-loaders and breech-loaders). The Type B was tax-free with a 123cc engine, the Type C had 206cc DKW and could carry 500kg. Introduced in 1928, the Type 4 was a rear-loader with a 350cc Villiers engine. It had disc wheels and a top speed of 40 km/h. The following year the Type H 29 with a 12 h.p. two-stroke engine appeared.

Unrelated to the EMW marque established after WWII during the Russian occupation.

N.B. 1. Another source says 1926 to 1929.

Sources: motorräder-aus-leipzig.de, Axel Oskar Mathieu Archive.



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