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History of the automobiles

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The history of the automobile begins as early as 1769, with the creation of steam engined automobiles capable of human transport.

The history of the automobile begins as early as 1769, with the creation of steam engined automobiles capable of human transport.

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  • 1. 17thCentury&18thCentury 19thCentury 1888 1893 1897 1899 1908 1909 1910 1922 1924 1925 1927 1931 1932 1938 1939 1971 1975 1989 1997 1998 2008 2010 2014 BroughtYouBy: DesignedBy: 1920 STAYPOPULAR HISTORYOFTHEAUTOMOBILE TheHistoryoftheAutomobilebeginsasearlyas1769,withthecreationofsteamenginedautomobilescapableofhumantransport. Carsthatarepoweredbyelectricpowerbrieflyappearedattheturnofthe20thcenturybutlargelydisappearedfromuseuntiltheturn ofthe21stcentury.Theearlyhistoryoftheautomobilecanbedevidedintoanumberoferas,basedontheprevalentmeansof propulsion.Laterperiodsweredefinedbytrendsinexteriorstyling,sizeandutilityperferences. #ERASOFINVENTION EarlyAutomobiles VeteranEraStarted... Pre-WWIIEraStarted... ...StartedEraVintage ...StartedEraPost-War ModernEraStarted... FerdinandVerbiest,builtthefirst steampoweredvehicle. FerdinandVerbiest,builtthefirst steampoweredvehicle. Thefirstproductionof automobilewasbyKarlBezin germany,underlicense fromBENZ. CharlesandFrankDuryeafounded DuryeaMotorWagonCompany. ThefirstmotorcarinCentralEurope wasproducedbyCZECHcompany NesselsdorferWagenbau. ThefirstSoutheAmericanAutomobilewas builtinPeru,theGrieve. TheAustin7wasoneofthemostwidely copiedvehicleever,servingasa templateforcarsaroundtheworld,from BMWtoNissan. Sources: Statisticsarecompiledfromthecrediblesourcesmentioned.Inreality,statisticsarehardto ascertainandmaybeestimatedbylocalandregionalworldwidesources. http://books.google.com/books?id=yLZeQwqNmdgC&pg=PA14#v=onepage&q&f=false http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wlhba/articleView.asp?pg=1&id=3778 http://web.archive.org/web/20111113023143/http://fachttp://web.archive.org/web/20111113023143/http://fac- toidz.com/history-of-the-electric-car-1828-1912-from-trouve-to-morrison/ http://www.tecsoc.org/pubs/history/2001/jul6.htm http://www.rug.nl/museum/geschiedenis/hoogleraren/stratingh http://www.crucean.com/timeline.php http://www.docstoc.com/docs/6500685/Stanley_Steamer http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/10/business/10luthe.html?_r=2&ref=obituaries&oref=login&oref=slogin http://auto.howstuffworks.com/datsun-sports-cars2.htm TheBugattiType35-wasoneofthemost successfulracingcarsofalltime,with over1,000victoriesin5years. JaguarE-type—asportscatthat combinedgoodlooks,highperformance. FordMustang—theponycarthat becameoneofthebest-selling carsoftheera ToyotaPriuslaunchedinthe Japanesemarketandhasnowbecome thebestknownhybridelectricvehicle. FordFocusoneofthemostpopular hatchbacksandFord'sbest sellingworldcar. TataNanoaninexpensive($2200), rear-engined,four-passenger citycaraimedprimarilyatthe Indiandomesticmarket NissanLeafall-electriccarand plug-inhybridcorrespondingly, launchedintheU.S TeslaRoadsterthefirsthighway-capableall-electric vehicleinserialproductionforsaleintheU.S.inthemodernera MorrisMinor–apopular andtypicalearlypost-warcar exportedaroundtheworld Rolls-RoycePhantomIII—V12 enginedpinnacleofpre-warengineering VolkswagenBeetle—adesign thatwasproducedforover 60yearswithover20millionunits assembledinseveralcounties,awardedfourth placeasCarofthe20thCentury AlvisSpeed20— thefirstwithall-synchromeshgearbox. LanciaLambda—veryadvancedcar forthetime,firstcartofeature aload-bearing monocoque-typebodyand independentfrontsuspension. FordModelT—themostwidely producedandavailable4-seater caroftheera. Hanomag2/10PS-earlyexample ofpontonstyling. BugattiType13— anotableracingandtouringmodel withadvancedengineeringanddesign. MercerRaceabout—regardedasoneofthe firstsportscars. MorganRunabout-averypopular cyclecar,cyclecars weresoldinfargreaterquantitiesthan 4-seatercarsinthisperiod FordModelT—themost widelyproduced andavailable 4-seatercaroftheera. Akron,adoptedthe firstSelf-PropelledPaddyWagon. -------inthe-------

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