History of Cars

Discuss the history of the car

It is estimated that over 100,000 patents created the modern automobile. Automotive sale on a commercial scale started in France 1890. Commercial production in the United States in the beginning of the 1900’s and was equal to that of Europe's. In those days, the European industry consisted of only small firm that would turn out a few cars by means of precise engineering and handicraft methods.


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what were early cars like. How were they different from cars today?

The first cars were powered by a lot of different fuels for instance A steam powered car. They didn't have window shields, turn signals, doors, or even a round steering wheel.They were powered different, the didn't have window shields, doors, turn signals.


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How does an automobile engine work. How does the power get from the engine to the wheels?

A mixture of gasoline and air travels into all you cylinders in you engine.You can have more than one type of way to get the power to the wheels one way is Front Wheel Drive only lets the power go to the front wheels. The you have All Wheel Drive and Four wheel Drive which only lets the power go to all four wheels.


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How has the automobile the way people live?

Cars have given people the freedom to live, work, travel, and go almost anywhere we want. People started going on vacations. They started spending money in the cities they visited which helped the economy.


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What type of fuel do cars use?

In General it doesn't matter what type of fuel you use in your car.Some people believe that the fuel we use now enhance the performance.


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