Frederick Richard Simms (12 August 1863 – 22 April 1944) was a British mechanical engineer, businessman, prolific inventor and motor industry pioneer. Simms coined the words "petrol" and "motorcar". He founded the Royal Automobile Club, and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

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  • Frederick Richard Simms (12 August 1863 – 22 April 1944) was a British mechanical engineer, businessman, prolific inventor and motor industry pioneer. Simms coined the words "petrol" and "motorcar". He founded the Royal Automobile Club, and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. (en)
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  • A man, wearing a suit and bowler hat, sits on a small four wheel, single seat vehicle, fitted with a machine gun (en)
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  • Hamburg, Germany (en)
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  • Frederick R Simms 1909 (en)
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  • Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire (en)
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  • Founding the Royal Automobile Club and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (en)
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  • Frederick Richard Simms (en)
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  • *Motor Scout, the first internal combustion powered, armed vehicle *Motor War Car, the first armoured car (en)
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  • Engineer, inventor, businessman (en)
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  • Frederick Richard Simms (12 August 1863 – 22 April 1944) was a British mechanical engineer, businessman, prolific inventor and motor industry pioneer. Simms coined the words "petrol" and "motorcar". He founded the Royal Automobile Club, and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. (en)
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