The motor car, or automobile, followed soon after the invention of the internal combustion engine. The Ford Model T was the first car to be mass produced in 1908, and a century later the number of motor vehicles in the world exceeded one billion. Formula E should ensure that electrical vehicle technology continues to make progress and several multinational companies are currently competing to produce the first driverless cars. Another good reason to look out when you are crossing the road!
In November 1965, an American race car driver broke not one, but two land speed records on the Utah salt flats. Here are 5 things you didn’t know about Craig Breedlove and his car, the Spirit of America.