Heinle & Wegelin (Vindelica)
Motor Vehicle Works Heinle & Wegelin was a German manufacturer of motor vehicles at the turn of the 19th century .
The company from Augsburg-Oberhausen has been producing bicycles since 1890. In 1898 began the production of automobiles . The brand names were Heinle & Wegelin and Vindelica P.T.S. End of 1900, production ended when the company went bankrupt .Under this brand name created motor tricycles, which resembled the tricycles of De Dion-Bouton . The designer of the vehicle was Oskar Blessing, based on a design by Ludwig Rüb, who previously made motorcycles under his name .
Heinle & Wegelin presented a vehicle at the Motor Show, which took place from 17 to 24 September 1898 in Dusseldorf, although it was not to be regarded as an official exhibit. This vehicle is described as two-seater. The engine made 2 hp.
Four-wheeled compact cars with two seats were built under this brand name . For the drive provided a motor with 3.5 hp (2.6 kW), which gave its power via a three-speed gearbox to the rear wheels. In the United Kingdom these cars were offered as Liliput .