Service in the Dining Car

In 1867, the Great Western Railway of Canada began to offer passengers of the Sleeping Cars, the ability to have a warm meal on long trips across Canada, in the Dining Car. Continue reading

Automobile fueled by methanol was the Chevrolet Lumina

Chevrolet Lumina Variable Fuel Vehicle, manufactured by General Motors of Detroit, Continue reading

Snowmobile is a Canadian invention and tradition too…

Joseph-Armand Bombardier of Valcourt, Quebec, Canada in 1922 invented the snowmobile. It was at the time basically a sleigh with a Model T Engine, which propelled a snow propeller. Later Bombardier founded the first snowmobile manufacturing company in 1937. Continue reading

Fuel Cells for Cars Invented in Canada

Ballard Power Systems of Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada, invented a fuel cell that was practical and was used in the manufacture of a fuel cell car made by Daimler Chrysler. Continue reading

First Motorcycle designed as a motor vehicle

A total of 3 Indian Motorcycles were built in 1901 and on June 1st were publicly Demonstrated at a hill-climbing exhibition. Continue reading

Switzerland electrifies rail system

In 2000, Switzerland became the first country to have a fully electrified rail system, with less than 0.4 percent powered by other energy sources. Continue reading