The Heinkel company was founded by Ernst Heinkel in Warnemünde in 1922, after easing the ban on the production of aircraft in Germany, established by the Treaty of Versailles after the First World War. Known to the firm was the aircraft, created in 1932, the He-70 Blitz for postal and passenger transportation. On its basis later built machines for the Luftwaffe.
After the war, the company produced Tourist scooters with a 9.5-horsepower engine of 0.17 liters, and then - micro cars. In the mid-1950s the plant returned to aircraft production, in 1980 entered the concern MBB.
Three-wheeled Heinkel Typ 153 Kabine (it was called and simply Heinkel Cabine) was produced from 1956 to 1958. The engine is a single-cylinder, 174 cc in volume, with a capacity of 9.2 hp. At 5500 rpm. They also made a four-wheeled version of the Type 154 with twin rear wheels, with 10-horsepower engines of 204 and 198 cm³.
A total of 11,975 pieces were produced, 5537 of them were four-wheeled Typ 154. Under license Heinkel was made in Ireland, Argentina, Great Britain.