The Butenuth Fahrzeugwerke AG , abbreviated Bufag , was a German company for the production of automobiles , which existed only briefly between 1922 and 1923 in Hannover .
Its founders were the 25-year-old mechanical engineering student Hellmuth Butenuthfrom Dortmund as well as the constructors Karl Pollich and Fidelis Böhler .
Should be built a three-wheeled vehicle with two seats arranged one behind the other (tandem seat). The two front wheels of the car were steered and the single rear wheel was powered by a 250 cc two-stroke motorcycle engine. The chassis was a plywood - body in streamlined teardrop shape. The small car was also successful in various races.
The car was exhibited in February 1923 at the Motor Show in Berlin. About 100 of these vehicles were produced; However, there was no further series production because the Bufag was bought by Hanomag and Butenuth and his two colleagues Pollich and Böhler moved there to work on the completion of the Hanomag commissaire bread they had developed .