Entries by Creativedays2

fahr(T)raum Students Award 2019

Students present historic automobiles in contemporary graphics. Under the topic “Opposites Attract”, this year’s submissions to the fahr(T)raum Students Award revolve around the creation of modern advertising motifs for historic automobiles. Since 1 March 2019, students and graduates of relevant disciplines were able to present their ideas as a team or as individuals in the […]

In the footsteps of Ferdinand Porsche – inventor of the first e-bike (1893) … e-bike rental in fahr(T)raum, new from May 2019!

Ferdinand Porsche, son of the master metalworker Anton Porsche, born in 1875 in Vratislavice nad Nisou (Bohemia) and later famous as a universal technical genius, was undoubtedly far ahead of his time. He was already tinkering with electric drives during his apprenticeship. He invented the first e-bike out of necessity. In 1893, he started his […]

NEW: Gondola model with aircraft motor of the Parseval airship (1909)

A Ferdinand Porsche / Austro-Daimler construction Aside from the development of racing cars, Ferdinand Porsche is also regarded as a pioneer in Austro-Hungarian military aviation. In 1909, the Reich Ministry of War introduced dirigible balloons into the Austro-Hungarian Army and built a military airship hangar in Fischamend. The first test flight of the M.I military […]

New: 1909 CommerCar bus for group day trips

Recently, fahr(T)raum has become the new owner of an original CommerCar estate bus/shooting brake. The yellow bus from 1909 is probably the oldest of its kind and was produced by the Commer company in Luton, England. We have acquired the bus especially for vintage vehicle day trips for club and company outings and bus groups. […]

Ferdinand Porsche´s time at Steyr: ingenious pit stop

After his career as Technical Director at the Austrian Daimler Motor Co. Austro Daimler in Wiener Neustadt from 1906 to 1923, Ferdinand Porsche was responsible at Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft in Stuttgart as a member of the Management Board as well as design manager. After a merger with Benz & Cie to become Daimler-Benz AG in 1926, Porsche’s […]

Austrians love vintage cars and vintage car events

The average Austrian loves vintage cars – as demonstrated by Christian Schamburek and Robert Sobotka in their study “Vintage cars in Austria – Attitudes to historic vehicles and socio-economic importance” (Oldtimer Guide 2018). 59 percent of Austrians enjoy having vintage cars on the streets, 64 percent see vintage cars as a cultural asset and 96,000 […]