After World War I popular motoring began with the era of cheap, light (baby) cars made by Citroen, Peugeot, and Renault ... 1876 Nikolaus August Otto improved the gas engine, making it a practical power source. ... 1899 C Jenatzy broke the 100-kph barrier in an electric car La Jamais Contente at Acheres, France, reaching 105.85 kph/65.60 mph. ... 1908 Henry Ford also used assembly-line production to manufacture his celebrated Model T, nicknamed the Tin Lizzie because it usedanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Hutchinson encyclopedia|
|Author||:||(Oxford) Helicon Publishing Ltd, Jane Anson, Michael Broers, Roger Tritton, Helicon Publishing Ltd. Staff|