In 1903 at the beginning of British colonial authority Kenya received its first vehicle.
The vehicle was a De Dion Bouton which was one of the most well-liked vehicles on the planet at the time.
Wilson automobile rose to fame as an engineering marvel and a status symbol in Kenya and throughout East Africa.
George was one of the civil engineers in charge of creating the Kenyan roadways that ran from Mombasa to Mumias.
The vehicle's one-cylinder engine which had a high maintenance cost powered the machinery.
The driver sat in the rear body rest while the passengers were forced to sit in the front seats facing him or her.
The automobile faced many difficulties even as Kenya experienced a technical boom.
First of all despite being a road engineer, George Wilson did not know how to drive his foreign car.
Content created and supplied by: UB40 (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More