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Prepare to be amazed by the visionary four-wheel-drive designs of William Besserdich and Bernhard Mosling! Their patented automatic locking differential (1914) and front driving axle with improved steering and drive capacity (1915) were ahead of their time, with the power to transform the performance of vehicles on early 20th century America's rugged roads. Despite being rejected by major automakers like Case, Ford, Jeffery, Kissel, Packard, and Studebaker, Besserdich and Mosling were undeterred. Their determination and resilience inspired them to take charge of their ideas and turn them into reality, setting the stage for a revolution in the world of four-wheel-drive technology!
They use the designs as the foundation for the Wisconsin Duplex Auto Company, founded May 1, 1917. The duo quickly obtains funding to develop and produce their first four-wheel-drive truck prototype, known as Old Betsy. By 1920, the successful prototype propels the company's early growth. To meet the demand for the powerful first production series Model A truck, the Wisconsin Duplex Auto Company moves to a new, larger facility in Oshkosh, Wis. and becomes the Oshkosh Motor Truck Manufacturing Company.