Around a decade ago the average age of a car on a UK road was less than seven years old, but after the recession had hit, many preferred to hang on to their cars for longer.
Ralph Teetor went blind as a child after an accident. It didn’t stop him creating the speed control device we now know as cruise control though.
You may be surprised, but last year, there were 36.7 million cars on UK roads. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency statistics show that from 2015 to 2016, the amount of cars registered in Great Britain grew by 2.5%. However, there is still a noticeable declining trend in new vehicles on the road.
Tesla Motors is something new and original in the automobile industry. The first manufactured Tesla vehicle was the Tesla Roadster. One hundred cars of this model were made only in a month’s time. The production cost of one car was $100,000. After initial success, they started to manufacture more of them by March 2008.
The cars used by many of the sovereign pontiffs have had a unique feature that repeats. This black or white car has changed over 88 years but has always had the same plate number, “SCV 1”. It stands for Stato della Città del Vaticano (State of the City of the Vatican) and number 1 for […]
In many tracks, F1 racers encounter dehydration. These Formula 1 racing cars worth millions have the simplest, most affordable solution. In order to keep drivers from losing consciousness due to dehydration, a bag of water is placed near the cockpit. The simple pump allows water from the container to move via a tube to the […]
For almost seven years, Turkmens were provided with free fuel by the government. Until 2014, all car owners received 120 litres of fuel as a monthly allowance. Additionally, Turkmenistan is a rich country with different natural reserves. It still continues to provide their citizens free electricity, gas, water and salt.
The throne of having the highest number of vehicles per capita is San Marino. This small country, which is surrounded by Italy, has 1,263 cars per 1,000 people. That’s an astonishing number for this little nation. If we look at average results, each citizen has at least one car.
All Porsche vehicles have their ignition on the left side from the wheel. In the past, Porsche was mostly a racing car. Ignition placement helped drivers to save a fraction of a second. They started the car with the left hand while they switched the car into gear with the right hand.