Wilhelm Maybach (1846 to 1929) was a close associate of Gottlieb Daimler until Daimler died on March 6, 1900. In the same year, the honeycomb radiator developed by Maybach was patented with effect from 20 September 1900. The cooling system made a considerable increase in the performance of car engines possible.

D579252 Mercedes-Maybach: "Create the very best from the very best"