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A car is a wheeled, self-powered motor vehicle used for transportation and a product of the .... The first motor car in central Europe and one of the first factory- made cars in the world, .... It wa...

Automobiles became a vehicle for personal transportation in Europe ...

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Automobiles became a vehicle for personal transportation in Europe after? ... What is the difference between motor vehicle and automobile? A motor vehicle by ...

9 Reasons the U.S. Ended Up So Much More Car-Dependent Than ...

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Feb 4, 2014 ... But by the late 1960s, many European cities started refocusing their ... By the mid -1930s there was already one registered automobile for every two ... Moreover, greater personal wealth in the U.S. allowed households to ... Vehicle taxes. ... Particularly after World War II, privately owned U.S. transit systems ...

automobile - History of the automobile | Britannica.com

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Jan 26, 2016 ... Leonardo da Vinci considered the idea of a self-propelled vehicle in the 15th century. ... is remembered for building a personal steam carriage to the order of a ... had effectively stifled the development of road transport in the British Isles. ... The car designed by them and sold as the Locomobile became the ...

Larry Burns on Electric Vehicles and the Future of Personal ...

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Aug 16, 2013 ... The goal was to realize sustainable personal mobility with smart cars that ... with the future of transportation technology, I became very involved in. ... Let's face it: When you look at when the automobile was invented by Karl .... Europe Will Spend €1 Billion to Turn Quantum Physics Into Quantum Technology.

automotive industry | Britannica.com

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Commercial vehicles (i.e., delivery trucks and large transport trucks, often ... Although the automobile originated in Europe in the late 19th century, the ... sharply as western European countries and Japan became major producers and exporters. .... After more experimentation, in 1913 the Ford Motor Company displayed to ...

How The U.S. Automobile Industry Has Changed | Investopedia

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... automobiles and eventually became an essential mode of transportation and commerce. ... The maintenance and repair of cars became a major business. ... In the immediate years after World War II, pent up demand for new cars gave the .... While U.S. auto sales increased substantially in China, the European market for ...

Global Overview On Fuel Efficiency And Motor Vehicle Emission

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May 13, 2011 ... The Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET) .... energy demand and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from personal ... passenger vehicles after the 1970's oil crisis. .... The four largest automobile markets, the US, the EU, China and Japan, ... However, as it became increasingly evident that.

Automobile Fuel; Economy and CO2 Emissions in Industrialized ...

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Nov 15, 2007 ... Energy use and travel for personal transport in wealthy countries is dominated by automobiles. ..... cars in Japan became increasingly more important. ..... weight and power of new cars in Europe grew after 1998, fuel was still ...

The Bicvcle: Vehicle for a shall Planet - Worldwatch Institute

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in terms of engine power, the greatest share of personal transport needs is met by ... A pro-bicycle stance is not necessarily anti-automobile. The. Netherlands ...

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The Impact of the Automobile on the 20th Century

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Even though some of the earlier speed records were set by electric cars, they did not stay ... At the beginning of the century the automobile entered the transportation ... As a result, in North America and Europe the automobile became cheaper and ... The rapid growth of car owners after World War II, particularly in the United .....

Automobiles - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Find out how Henry Ford's Model T revolutionized transportation in America. ... Henry Ford innovated mass-production techniques that became standard, with Ford, ... But as late as 1909, with the most integrated automobile factory in Europe, ... equipment and after 1906 was able to make deliveries of a hundred cars a day.

Cars and Demographics - ACCESS Magazine

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Aug 11, 2015 ... The fast growth curve in Figure 1 is Western Europe; the slow growth ... the number of automobiles in Western Europe has risen about three times ... The 1969 data show a sharp decline in the proportion of women driving after age 40: these .... (Buses and rail transit cars became air conditioned and heavier.) ...