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What Was the First Car in the World

The first car ever was created 134 years ago. The history of cars is quite intriguing, particularly because a wide variety of inventions were an integral part of creating the technology needed to create the first working car. Many inventors came up with their own car designs in the 18th and 19th century, however, analysts universally refer Karl Benz’s car …

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Road Safety 101: How Do Airbags Work

Airbags have two responsibilities in any vehicle. First, they slow down the sudden jerk forward movement of the passenger/driver. Second, they provide a cushioning in between the passenger’s upper body and the hard surface (dashboard, steering, windscreen, etc). Airbags are usually fitted inside the steering wheel and dashboard. In some new makes, they are also fitted in seats and doors. …

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What Is the Difference Between Diesel and Gas

Vehicles all around the world are powered by two types of fuels: diesel or gas. So, what is the difference between diesel and gas? Despite being produced from the same compound and used for similar purposes, their production, chemical, and inherent properties are vastly different. Gas is a liquid mixture that contains two types of hydrocarbons: aromatics such as benzene, …

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Acceleration Monsters: Cars that go From 0 to 60 MPH in Under 2.5 Seconds

From the first-ever car with a top speed nowhere near 60 mph to supersonic vehicles going from 0 to 60 mph in less than three seconds proves just how far automobile manufacturing has come. The innovation and improvement in traction control and launch systems have enabled manufacturers to materialize mind-boggling accelerations. Here we will list down 12 hypercars that zing …

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10 Important Things to Know about Your Vehicle

After buying a new car, all you want to do is hit the road with your friends! We get it, driving a new car is a great and freeing experience, unfortunately, though, it’s inevitable that you’ll run into mechanical issues at some point. As the vehicle’s owner, getting those problems fixed is your responsibility. Moreover, you will have to regularly …

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4 Tips for Driving in the Rain to Avoid Road Mishaps

Wet weather conditions are always more dangerous than dry conditions. Every year thousands of accidents happen just because of the rainy weather. Reduced visibility also contributes to the high number of accidents that occur during rainy weather conditions. With the help of these tips, you can make driving in the rain safe and crash-proof.   1) Turn Off Cruise Control …

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3 of The Biggest Auto Scandals

The automotive industry has seen its fair share of controversies and scandals, where some of the most reputable and customer trusted brands were exposed. Below we have listed the 3 biggest and most memorable ones in history:   A Tale of Exploding Airbags In 2015, auto parts manufacturer Takata recalled almost 34 million vehicles that posed a threat to customers. …

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The Best Auto CEOs in History

Henry Ford Without Henry Ford, it would have taken a lot longer for cars to become accessible to millions of people around the world. Ford’s judgement led him to create the revolutionary assembly line that formed the basis of the automotive industry and changed the face of the global transportation infrastructure forever. He is widely regarded as the leading pioneer …