Automobiles

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci invents drawings and plans for first automobile

    Leonardo Da Vinci invents drawings and plans for first automobile
    Da Vinci drew pictures for the making of the first automobile.
  • Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot invents the first steam powered automobile

    Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot invents the first steam powered automobile
    Steam propulsion invented for French Army, three wheeled.
  • Robert Anderson invents first electric automobile

    Robert Anderson invents first electric automobile
    Electric carriage.
  • Karl Friedrich Benz invents first electric automobile

    Karl Friedrich Benz invents first electric automobile
    First true automobile. Gasoline automobile powered by an internal combustion engine: three wheeled, Four cycle, engine and chassis form a single unit.
  • Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler & Wilhelm Maybach invent first four-wheeled automobile

    Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler & Wilhelm Maybach invent first four-wheeled automobile
    GASOLINE / First four wheeled, four-stroke engine- known as the "Cannstatt-Daimler."
  • Charles Edgar Duryea and his brother Frank invented first gas powered two-stroke motor and automobile

    Charles Edgar Duryea and his brother Frank invented first gas powered two-stroke motor and automobile
    GASOLINE / First successful gas powered car: 4hp, two-stroke motor. The Duryea brothers set up first American car manufacturing company. United States
  • George Baldwin Selden invents first gas powered automobile with an engine

    George Baldwin Selden invents first gas powered automobile with an engine
    GASOLINE / Combined internal combustion engine with a carriage: patent no: 549,160 (1895). Never manufactured -- Selden collected royalties.