The Evolution of the Automobile

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The Evolution of the Automobile

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The first self-propelled road vehicle, a military steam engine tractor was created by Nicolas Cugnot.

Karl Benz created the modern automobile. This was important because it was the first vehicle to provide an internal combustion engine.

The Ford Model T was created by Henry Ford. It was the most popular vehicle of its time and was considered to be the first "affordable" automobile.

The Toyota Prius was the first ever successful hybrid engine vehicle. With the invention of this automobile, it illustrates how you can "go green" and still keep it affordable.

Google predicts that the self-driving car will be released sometime around 2020. There are many manufacturers working on this project such as Mercedes Benz, Audi, and Google. These cars will be 100% eletric and will be able to travel up to 25mph.

The first ever robotic carmaker was created by General Motors. This invention evolutionized the speed in which automobiles were manufactured. The first time that this invention was put to use was in Ewing, New Jersey in a GM plant.

Ferdidnand Porsche created the first BMW. It was designed to be simple and economic. It has taken that role on greatly and successfully, and is now known as one of the world's most memorable vehicles.

Self Driving Car

The Evolution of the AutomobileBY: Evan Henley


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