Timeline created by Yoli Laines
  • The first car is invented

    The first car is invented
    Austrian Karl Benz invented the first true automobile in the 19th century. It was powered by an internal combustion engine and had three wheels. Any previous attempts to invent cars used steam power - and didn’t have much success.
  • Car radio

    Car radio
    The first car stereo was created in 1930 in monophonic AM frequency. For the first time, driving could be set to music, though it would be another 22 years before the first radio capable of receiving FM frequency was added to a car, in 1952.
  • Car key

    Car key
    Looking for a better way to get the car running, Chrysler invented a technology to start both the electric starter and the ignition. It placed this power inside a key and soon everyone was using one.