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Evan's PPT on Who made the first car

  1. 1. What Were the first cars and what were they like<br />Evan Moore<br />
  2. 2. Early vehicles <br />
  3. 3. Steam powered cugnot<br />In 1769 the very first self-propelled road vehicle was a military tractor invented by a French engineer and mechanic named Nicolas Joseph Cugnot.<br />Cugnot used a steam engine to power his vehicle. The vehicle traveled at a speed of 21-12 mph on three wheels.<br />The vehicle had to stop every ten to fifteen minutes to build up speed. <br />
  4. 4. Steam powered cugnot picture<br />
  5. 5. Bordino steam carriage<br />The Borodino steam carriage looked like a carriage off of Cinderella but with a big engine on the back of it. <br />It also takes a long time to get ready when you first get in because it has to gather up steam.<br />
  6. 6. Borodino steam carriage<br />
  7. 7. Internal combustion engine<br />The person who made the engine was named Belgian Etienne Lenoir. An Internal Combustion Engine is an engine that can take gas and burn it.<br />A Combustion engine was also important because you didn’t have to wait for the steam to build up all you had to do was turn the car on and drive.<br />The person who invented it,his name was Etienne Lenoir a frenchmen.<br />
  8. 8. Carl benz and Gotlieb diamler<br />Carl Benz and Gotlieb Daimler in 1890 approved that the Combustion engine was good enough for the public. <br />The two men also sold the first car in Germany in 1885.<br />
  9. 9. Henry ford’s model t<br />Henry Ford built the first car in America.<br />The first car Henry Ford built was the Model A.<br />The Model T was the first car to be built on the assembly line.<br />It was also Henry Ford’s second car.<br />
  10. 10. Henry ford’s model t<br />
  11. 11. What the first cars looked like<br />
  12. 12. Horseless carriage<br />Early vehicles were called horseless carriages.<br />They looked like horse carriages but had an engine on them.<br />The word car originated from horseless carriages.<br />Car is short for carriage. <br />
  13. 13. Horseless carriage<br />The first cars couldn’t be trusted because they would break down a lot.<br />Early cars also couldn’t climb hills because they didn’t have gears.<br />You need gears because it gives the car more power to go up the hill.<br />It also makes the car spin it’s wheels faster for more power.<br />
  14. 14. Hand made<br />The first cars were hand made.<br />The workers had to make every part of the car by hand and they had to put every part on the car by hand.<br />The people who made the cars had make them how the people who were going to buy wanted it.<br />The price of the cars were more than houses.<br />Only the rich people could buy them because of the price.<br />
  15. 15. Assembly line<br />Henry Ford made the first assembly line.<br />In 1913 Henry Ford made the first assembly line.<br />The assembly line made the cars be built faster.<br />At first it took 12 hours to build a car but Henry Ford made it shorter then it only took 93 minutes.<br />
  16. 16. Assembly line<br />Video Link:<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pf8d4NE8XPw&feature=related<br />
  17. 17. After horseless carriage<br />
  18. 18. tires<br />Tires are a big factor for cars.<br /> They are big factors because for cars because they need them for grip.<br />The grip is so they won’t slip on the road and get into an accident.<br />At first tires were just hard rubber then the people who owned the tire companies changed the tires to air filled tires. <br />
  19. 19. Michelin tires<br />
  20. 20. The first race<br />The first race was held in 1895 the Michelin brothers tires were new made of air.<br />During the race the people had 22 flats in a race.<br />
  21. 21. spokes<br />Early cars had wooden lines in the middle called spokes.<br />The spokes are for the tire.<br />The spokes held the tire in place so it wouldn’t fall off. <br />
  22. 22. steering<br />Cars use to have a stick called a steering tiller instead of a steering wheel.<br />
  23. 23. brakes<br />In the early cars there were brakes that didn’t work.<br />The people had to pull the brakes really hard for it to do anything.<br />
  24. 24. accessories<br />Back in the first cars they didn’t have accessories like heat, seat warmers, gps, speakers, radios, wind shields, and wind shield wipers.<br />

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