Auer Karosserie

The Christian Auer Karosseriefabrik GmbH was located in Stuttgart-Cannstatt and was one of the oldest coach building manufacturers in Germany. Auer was founded in 1895 and a major customer at the time was Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG). In 1906, according to an advertisement, Auer delivered about 1500 car bodies to Daimler. This was a considerable number for the time. Auer's philosophy was the individual production of quality car bodies according to the customer's wishes. In the twenties and thirties, Auer mainly built luxury bodies on chassis from Maybach (1929 Maybach W5 travel limousine) and Mercedes (1931 Mercedes-Benz 770 "Grand Mercedes"). Auer only produced a very small number of series. In 1949, Auer merged with Boku Maschinenfabrik GmbH. These are inactive today.