RABA Automotive Group Type Public
commonly known as Raba, is a Hungarian public limited company, listed on the Budapest Stock Exchange. Raba engineers, manufactures and customizes automotive components, specialty vehicles and axles for commercial vehicles, agri-machinery and earth-movers. The Raba has been building axles as well as complete vehicles since 1902.
1904 - The petrol-fuelled engine won: On the basis of Staff Captain Tlaskal's and Engineer Koroknay's designs the first petrol-fuelled, mechanical all-whell drive and steer on-highway vehicle of the world was made in Gyor. As an expert Ferdinand Porsche also participated.
1936. The first 150 Botond off-highway vehicles were supplied. The prototype of all-wheel drive artillery tractor type RABA 41 M was made with the RABAM.A.N. 6 cylinder, 100 HP engine on the basis of the experiences with Botond.
Raba's trucks originally used cabins supplied by West German MAN, but from 1980 on DAF's F241 cabin was used, ..and developed together with the Linz Institute of Graz, Austria.