The Process On How The First Car Was Started To The Car We Have Nowadays.
It can be interesting to understand the history of the automobile that we currently have.The modern automobile is comfortable, classic and with has a nice appearance.There are various models depending on the cost and comfort you need.Therefore, the following are the events that happened from the beginning of the first car.
It is 1769 that the first automobile was made.The automobiles that were being used during this time looked different from the cars that we have today. They looked more of horse carriages.Then, people thought that it would be better to have carriages that were not being pulled by horses. That’s the moment they realized that they could add engine to their carriages.The carriages were now referred to as horseless carriages but did not take off as expected.
A German engineer by the name Nikolas Otto invented an internal engine that used petrol energy in 1876. A usable engine was made at this time. The engine was later on tested on an experimental car that consumed petrol as the main fuel source.
In 1885, mechanics and engineers worked on the cars that used petrol and made them available to the public. Those cars cannot be compared with the modern cars because they were too slow and they had three wheels only like bicycle wheels.
In 1908, the first reliable car was developed. it was known as Ford Model T and driving it was much better.There was mass production of the car, and hence it was available to people.The car was finally affordable to more families as the mass production reduced the production cost thereby reducing the cost of the car.
Volkswagen Beetle was the first car that became popular. Ferdinand Porsche designed the car in the 1930s, but it was not until 1945 that the car was manufactured and sold.The car became popular to many people because it was not expensive to run, it was strong, and it was not easy to break down.
Many countries all over the world in the 1950s did have disposable income, and they could show their wealth by purchasing big cars and then customize them. Many people came to know car parts such as tail lights, fins, electric windows among others that were used by the wealthy. Unluckily, the large cars used a lot of petrol although it was affordable since people had money.
James Bond started driving Aston Martin in 1960swhen cars became famous. Though, cars had not reached to many people in the world until in the 1980s.