Category: Did you know

Dec 21, 2016
95% of a car’s lifetime is spent parked

Did you know that average car spends about 95% of its time parked? In some big cities, it drops to about 92% due to increased traffic and extended commuting time. And maybe it also takes longer to find a parking place  Even if you count only the daytime, by subtracting the 8 hours of sleep […]

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Dec 20, 2016
The highest car mileage record is 4,890,992 km

Did you know, that the highest car mileage record is 4,890,992 km? It was made by Irvin “Irv” Gordon from the USA with his 1966 Volvo 1800S. Irv drives his car on a daily basis and covers an estimated 140,000–160,000 km per year. Recently he decided to move on and now drives a new Volvo […]

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Dec 20, 2016
Volvo gave away their three-point seatbelt patent for free to save lives

You may find it interesting, that Volvo Gave Away Their Three-point seatbelt patent for free to improve worldwide driving safety. Although they might have earned millions on this invention, they’ve decided that saving people’s lives is more important. Before that, seat belts were simple two-point waist restraints, and in crashes, they often did more harm […]

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