5 Facts About Cars You Must Know!
Cars are one of the greatest inventions of mankind. But do you think you know much about cars? Well, if you don’t, then we’ll tell you 5 Facts About Cars that you must know! So without further chit-chat, let’s start.
The 5 Facts About Cars that you should know before you die:
Ralph Teetor, the man who invented cruise control technology, was blind. He had an incredible sense of touch which gave him ability to do things easily that others cannot. He was a mechanical engineer. He became blind at an age of 5, in an accident.
Turkmenistan is the ultimate petrol head dream country, isn’t it? Not only this, but the citizens are also offered free electricity and water up to a limited amount, convenient, eh?
Yes, Volkswagen is a very vast company. It is the world’s biggest auto manufacturer. As of 2015, the net worth of Volkswagen is $126 billion! It is the 67th most valuable brand of the world, according to Forbes.
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Yes, that’s true. The distance between Earth and Moon is 384,400 Kilometers. So if we do the maths:
~ Time taken = Distance/Velocity
Time taken = 384,400/95
Time Taken = 4,046 hours.
So, if we convert 4,046 hours into months, we get 5.5. This proves that it will take under 6 months to reach moon by car traveling at 60MPH. And if we increase the speed to something like a super-car, say 200MPH, it will take only 80 days to reach Moon!
In 1891, James Lambert was driving a gasoline powered buggy-style car with his fellow passenger named James Swoveland. They both were traveling on a road until they hit a tree root coming out from the ground. The driver lost control over the car and collided it into a hitching post. Both suffered minor injuries, nothing fatal.
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