AUTOMOBILE

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    LEONARDO DA VINCI AND HIS SELF-PROPELLED CAR

    LEONARDO DA VINCI AND HIS SELF-PROPELLED CAR
    The car remains a sketch on paper and is never actually made. This self-propelled isn’t that the nowadays cars , it is more similar to a cart and does not have a seat.
  • NICOLAS-JOSEPH CUGNOT AND THE FIRST SELF-PROPELLED ROAD VEHICLE IN FRANCE

    NICOLAS-JOSEPH CUGNOT AND THE FIRST SELF-PROPELLED ROAD VEHICLE IN FRANCE
    Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot builds the first self-propelled road vehicle in France. This vehicle is a tractor for the French army. It has three wheels and moves at about 2.5 miles per hour.
  • NIKOLAUS AUGUST AND THE BURN FUEL

    NIKOLAUS AUGUST AND THE BURN FUEL
    German Nikolaus August Otto created the first to efficiently burn fuel directly in a piston chamber
  • JULIUS HOCK AND THE FIRST ENGINE RUNNING ON GASOLINE

    JULIUS HOCK AND THE FIRST ENGINE RUNNING ON GASOLINE
    Austrian Julius Hock builds the first internal combustion engine running on gasoline
  • NIKOLUS AUGUST AND THE FOUR-CYCLE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

    NIKOLUS AUGUST AND THE FOUR-CYCLE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE
    Nikolaus August Otto builds the four-cycle internal combustion engine. This is use in nowadays cars
  • KARL BENZ AND THE FIRST AUTOMOBILE POWERED BY GASOLINE

    KARL BENZ AND THE FIRST AUTOMOBILE POWERED BY GASOLINE
    Karl Benz builds the first true automobile powered by a gasoline engine. It was a carriage and had 3 wheels
  • HENRY FORD AND HIS FIRST AUTOMOBILE

    HENRY FORD AND HIS FIRST AUTOMOBILE
    Henry Ford builds his first automobile in Michigan
  • WILHELM AND MAYBACH AND THE FIRST FOUR WHEELED

    WILHELM AND MAYBACH AND THE FIRST FOUR WHEELED
    Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach invent the first four-wheeled automobile. Is known as the “Cannstatt-Daimler.”
  • BROTHER EDGAR DURYEA AND THE FIRST GAS POWERED CAR

    BROTHER EDGAR DURYEA AND THE FIRST GAS POWERED CAR
    Brothers Edgar Duryea invent the first successful gas-powered car in the United States
  • FORD'S MODEL T PRODUCTION INCREASES

    FORD'S MODEL T PRODUCTION INCREASES
    Ford’s Model T production rockets from 7.5 cars per hour to 146 cars per hour, this was possible thanks to the assembly line.
  • THE CAR RADIO

    The car radio is introduced.
  • THE SEAT BELT LAW

    The creation of the seat belt law. It calls for the seatbelt to be a standard requirement in automobiles.
  • GPS

    The car Global Positioning System, or GPS, is introduced
  • TOYOTA PRIUS

    TOYOTA PRIUS
    The first Toyota Prius is sold in Japan