Automobile Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Automobile.

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  • 8 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (8)

3,726 words, approx. 13 pages
Automobile The first inventors to build automobiles lived in Europe, but the United States rapidly coopted their inventions to become the world's preeminent car culture. Over the course of the twentie... Read more
1,704 words, approx. 6 pages
Automobile, Gasoline Gasoline was first used as a fuel for vehicles in the early to mid-1820s. Inventors had experimented with vehicles powered by other means almost two centuries earlier; the first h... Read more
722 words, approx. 3 pages
Automotive Electronics Automotive engineers were slow to adopt electronics applications because the cost was high compared to the benefits to consumers. Electrical systems were also very limited in th... Read more
401 words, approx. 2 pages
Directional Signals, Automobile As long ago as 1889, E. Martin worked on a rudimentary signal system that would enhance automobile and road safety. He thought of using a board mounted to the back of h... Read more
770 words, approx. 3 pages
Automobile The development of the automobile at the end of the nineteenth century fundamentally changed the structure of society in the developed world and has had wide-ranging effects on the enviro... Read more
2,301 words, approx. 8 pages
Automobiles One of the distinguishing characteristics of human beings is that they have always been mobile. From its origins on the African continent, the human species has traversed the earth and pop... Read more
5,927 words, approx. 20 pages
A Southern California Edison employee logs test results at the company's electric meter site. (Corbis-Bettmann) Automobile Performance At the beginning of the twentieth century, the automobi... Read more
1,351 words, approx. 5 pages
The Invention of Automobiles Overview In the latter part of the nineteenth century, Gottlieb Daimler (1834-1900) and Karl Benz (1844-1929) developed a gasoline-powered automobile, a significant improv... Read more