The automobile

  • Benz Patent Motor Car

    Benz Patent Motor Car
    January 29, 1886, Carl Benz applied for a patent for his gas engine-powered vehicle. the patent number 37435 may be seen as the birth certificate of the automobile also known as a car.
  • Gottlieb Daimler's motorized carriage.

    Gottlieb Daimler's motorized carriage.
    Gottlieb Daimler's motorized carriage is significant because the automobile went from three wheels to four. this was the world's first-ever four-wheeled automobile.
  • four wheel drive

    four wheel drive
    The four-wheel drive system was first developed in 1893 by engineer Joseph Diplock. This was able to enable all four wheels of a vehicle for it to get power from its engine. example driving in the snow makes it easier because all four of the wheels are working instead of two.
  • Steering wheel

    Steering wheel
    In 1884 a man by the name of Alfred Vacheron introduced us to the first ever wheel-shaped steering wheel. This made driving more easier and safer.
  • Oldsmobile

    Ransom Old is claimed to have built the first ever steam car and also the first car that was powered by the use of gasoline.
  • The Chicago auto show

    The Chicago auto show
    Walter Chrysler was at the Chicago auto show and he purchased a car but he didn't drive it he disassembled the car and put it back together and during the process, he taught us the study of how cars actually work and operate.
  • lights

    The first set of headlights for an automobile was first fitted around 1908 and became more common in the 1920s. Lights are very important on a car it makes driving at night easier and safer.
  • Henry Ford Assembly line method

    Henry Ford Assembly line method
    Henry ford put in place the first assembly line for the mass production of the automobile. This reduced the amount of time it took to build and make a car. Before this, it would take like 12 hours to make a car soon as this happened cars started being built in a matter of 1 hour in a half or less.
  • The model T

    The model T
    the significance of this car is that it was a car affordable enough that most people could buy.
  • Automatic (gear shift)

    Automatic (gear shift)
    In 1939 The first mass-produced automatic transmission was introduced. This increased accessibility and made it easier for everybody to drive. This was also a plus because of the people that are disabled or could not physically operate manual transmissions.
  • seat belt

    seat belt
    Nils Bohlin developed the idea of modern three-point seat belts. its version installed in all vehicles around the world and its version of seat belts that the world is most familiar with today.
  • present & modern day

    present & modern day
    Electric cars were engineered in the early 2000s allowed us to travel without gasoline, which helps our environment. Cars help us travel and relocate more readily.