Car engine fuels

  • Internl combustion engine

    Dutch Physicist created the internal combustion engine that was fueled by gunpowder
  • Hydrogen and Oxygen for fuel

    Used a mixture of Hydrogen and Oxygen for the internal combustion engine.
  • Steam engine

    Sameul Brown, an English engineer adapted an old Newcomen steam engine used to burn gas to breifly power up a vehicle
  • 4 stroke engine

    A french civil engineer bulit a four stroke engine.
  • 2 Stroke engine (Unsuccessful)

    Geirge Brayton, and American engineer devolped an unsuccessful 2 stroke engine.
  • August's invention

    Nikolaus August Otto invented and later patented a successful four-stroke engine, known as the "Otto cycle".
  • French Engineer

    French engineer, Edouard Delemare built a single cylinder-four storke engine that ran on stove gas.
  • Daimler's Invention

    Daimler first built the a two-wheeled vehicle the "Reitwagen" with this engine and a year later he built the first four wheel vehicle in the world
  • Daimler's devlopment

    Daimler built an improved four-stroke engine with mushroom-shaped valves and two V-slant cylinders.
  • Maybach's Invention

    Wilhem Maybach built the first four-cylinder, four-stroke engine.
  • Volkswagen to become affordable

    Adolf Hitelr inisted that the Volkswagen group to be affordable to every citzen of Germany and fuel effciency was part of his idea of affordability.
  • Volkswagen vehicles became popular in America

    The Volkswagen Beetle and other VW models were made popular fuel-effcient vehicles in America during the 1960's.
  • Gasoline shortage

    Many countries experince severe gasoline shortage during the 1960's.
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    American's line of fuel efficient cars

    General motors created there own small line of fuel effcient vehicles the "Geo" line. It had a bubble shaped hatchback and built around a 3-cylinder motor.