The History of Cars By TimePat May 14, 1886 The first motor car was invented Karl Benz had finished the fist automobile and was ready to test drive! Jun 4, 1895 The first pneumatic car tyre Michelin introduces the first pneumatic car tyre Jan 17, 1899 Electric car broke the 1 mile a minute (97km/h) Frenchman Camille Jenatzy`s electric car broke the one mile a minute barrier. 1 mile a minute is 97 kph. Jul 19, 1903 Ford`s motor company opens In 1903 Henry Ford opened hi motor company. In the first year the Ford motor company sold about 1,700 cars. Nov 16, 1908 Ford`s 1908 `tin lizzie` In 1908 Henry Ford made his fist model-T car AKA the `Tin Lizzie Jun 4, 1910 First four wheel brakes fited to a motorcar Four wheel brakes fitted for the first time on a Scottish made Argyll. Front brakes operated by a foot pedal, a hand lever operates the rear brakes May 30, 1912 The first electric traffic light was invented In 1912 the first electric traffic light was invented by a Policeman named Lester Wire.But only in 1914 was one(the first)installed in Cleveland. Mar 15, 1914 Rolls Royce was founded Charles Stewart Rolls and Henry Royce founded Rolls Royce after having met 20 years ago. Jun 4, 1916 First windscreen wipers fitted to a motorcar Willys-Knight of the USA fits mechanical windscreen wipers to a car. Apr 28, 1926 New Land speed record 272km/h Parry Thomas sets a new land speed record of 272km/h in Pendine Wales UK Oct 8, 1933 First car radio installed in a commercial car Galvin Manufacturing Corparated started offering car radios in 1933.Paul V. Galvin and his brother, Joseph E.Galvin owned and operated the company. Jun 4, 1936 First diesel powered passenger car Mercedes-Benz introduce the 260D , the first diesel passenger car. By 1939 there was a 15 month waiting list for the car Jun 4, 1938 VW Beetle starts production Volkswagen starts production of the Beetle in Germany These were made closely to the original design until 2003 in Mexico Sep 16, 1947 Land speed record now 634km/h John Cobb drives his Railton mobil special to 634km/h at Bonneville salt flats in Utah USA Mar 28, 1948 First All-Australian car The first all-australian car was the Holden 48-215 and was commonly known as the FX May 4, 1958 The first seatbelt for a motocar as standard equipment The seatbelt was first introduced as standard equipment in the Saab gt750. (Made in Sweden) Jun 4, 1959 BMC Mini starts production mini test driveAlec Issignosis designed the Mini as a tiny car with a roomy interior at an affrodable price. The original design Mini was made until 2000. Oct 30, 1963 Lamborghini was founded In 1963 Ferricco Lamborghini founded Lamborghini on the 30th of october. Jun 19, 1974 The Airbag first fitted to production car Airbags fitted to GM cars in the USA. Pontiac, Oldsmobile and Cadillac Oct 4, 1983 New Land speed record 1019km/h Richard Noble drives the Thrust 2 to 1019km/h in the Black rock desert Nevada USA. The car is propelled by a Rolls royce jet engine Oct 15, 1997 The ThrustSSC Beats the world Land speed record The Thrust SSC breaking the sound barrierThe Thrust SSC(super sonic car) broke the land speed recod with a speed of 1223.657 Kph was it`s speed at 1 km. It then broke the sound barrier at 1,228 Kph May 30, 2005 Bugatti Veyron is introduced bugatti veyron test driveThe bugatti Veyron 16.4 is the Fastest production car with a speed of 431 Kph.