History of Cars

Timeline created by Ewright2017
  • The first automobile was invented by Nichlas Joseph Cugnot

    The first automobile was invented by Nichlas Joseph Cugnot
    Cugnot's invented the steam wagon that made it easier for people to travel and transport goods.
  • The debut of the first enclosed car and glass windshield

    Now drivers were able to travel despite the weather.
  • Steering wheels replaced tillers

    Steering wheels replaced tillers
    Now drivers had a better way of controlling their vehicle.
  • The Ford Model T was the first affordable automobile

    The Ford Model T was the first affordable automobile
    Since the Model T was affordable for middle class people a lot of cars were now seen on the road.
  • Car heaters appeared in several models

    Car heaters appeared in several models
    Drivers were now able to keep warm and travel.
  • The Wills-St.Clair was the first car to feature a backup light

    The Wills-St.Clair was the first car to feature a backup light
    This alerted drivers when a car was backing up.
  • Sun visors apeared in cars

    Sun visors apeared in cars
    This allowed drivers to see in direct sunlight.
  • Cheverolet invents the first SUV

    Cheverolet invents the first SUV
    This creation allowed people to haul family and their belongings.
  • The first automatic transmission appeared on an Oldmobile

    The first automatic transmission appeared on an Oldmobile
    The automatic transmission made shifting easier.
  • The Toyota Rav4 is the first crossover

    The Toyota Rav4 is the first crossover
    Now people can have the space of an SUV and the ride of a car.
  • The Toyota Prius is the world's first hybrid car

    The Toyota Prius is the world's first hybrid car
    This vehicle allows people to get better MPG than regular cars