Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot invented the first self-propelled road vehicle in 1769.
The early history of the automobile can be divided into a number of eras, based
on the prevalent means of propulsion. Later periods were defined by trends in ...
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The History of the Automobile. Starting in the late 1700's, European engineers
began tinkering with motor powered vehicles. Steam, combustion, and electrical
In 1771, Cugnot drove one of his road vehicles into a stone wall, making Cugnot the first person to get into a motor vehicle accident. Steam engines powered cars by burning fuel that heated water in a boiler, creating steam that expanded and pushed pistons that turned ... More »
The history of the automobile it is estimated that over 100000 patents and dozens
of inventors created the modern automobile.
What Was The First Car? A Quick History of the Automobile for Young People. by
William W. Bottorff. cugnots.jpg. Several Italians recorded designs for wind ...
A gasoline car ignited fuel that caused a small explosion inside each cylinder. ....
Sears, Stephen W. The American Heritage History of the Automobile in America ...
The Age of the Automobile. ... U.S. History · ushistory.org ..... The growth of the
automobile industry caused an economic revolution across the United States.
At the beginning of the 20th century the automobile was a plaything for the rich.
Most models were complicated machines that required a chauffer conversant ...