The project to design a Bulgarian car began a year ago. The “driving force” behind it (pun intended!) was Professor Harald Leschke, the former head of Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design, currently living in Sliven.
70 years ago, on 10 March 1943, Bulgaria's pro-Nazi government decided to defy Berlin and halt the deportation of Bulgaria's 50.000 Jews. This was down to the actions of one man - Dimitar Peshev. Just two years later he faced Communist justice and found himself on trial for his life. His niece Kaluda Kiradjieva remembers