Agcars[1] - automobile at an International Exhibition of Electricity in Paris • In 1885 Karl Benz designed and built a car powered by gasoline

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Cars Ferdinand Verbiest invented the first car in the year 1672. It was the first ever car invented and was powered by steam. Ferdinand was an experimentalist and a missionary to China. He built his car in China. Hence you could rightly say, the first ever car was made in China. In 1769, the first self-propelled car was designed and built by Nicholas Cugnot. His model of car was a three-wheeler. Francois Isaac Rivaz, a Swiss inventor, designed and invented the first ever car with an internal combustion engine. This car engine was fueled with a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen. This car was made in 1806. However, this design was not a success. In 1881, Gustave Trouve not only designed and invented the first ever car powered by electricity but also demonstrated the functioning of this
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Unformatted text preview: automobile at an International Exhibition of Electricity in Paris. • In 1885, Karl Benz designed and built a car powered by gasoline. This car was made in Germany. This was the first ever car to be granted a patent in 1886. The rest is history and the world acknowledged Karl Benz as the "Inventor of the modern automobile". He also invented the first ever car with an internal combustion flat engine in 1896. • On average, 16 million to 17 million new cars , SUVs and trucks are sold each year in the United States. The economy and market dictate the exact number each year. • People buy cars for getting around from one point to another very quickly • People also buy cars for a status symbol • It can give the driver an adrenaline rush...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course AG 2373 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.

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