1968 Volkswagen Used the First Computer Chip

The Volkswagen 1600, built by Volkswagen AG of Wolfsburg. Continue reading

First Automobile Club Founded

The Automobile Club de France was founded in Paris in 1895. Continue reading

Vehicle Seat Belt Patented

American inventor E.J. Claghorn patented the vehicular seat belt in 1885 designed to restrain passengers while moving at high speeds. Continue reading

Jean-Joseph-Etienne Lenoir

Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir also known as Jean J. Lenoir (12 January 1822 – 4 August 1900) was a Belgian engineer who developed the internal combustion engine in 1858. Continue reading

First automobile Ordered by a Head of State

Nobody knows for sure whether Alexander ever drove or rode in his purchased car. Continue reading

Automobile Used for Public Transportation

Jean-Joseph-Etienne Lenoir, Belgian engineer invented the first automobile for personal transportation. Continue reading

First Closed-Circuit Road Race in France

The Automobile Club of France held a closed-circuit road race at Course de Perigueux in 1898. Continue reading

The Renault 4 Introduced in September 1961

The Renault 4, a hatchback automobile, was introduced in 1961 by the state-controlled automotive manufacturer Regie Nationale des Usines Renault de Boulogne-Billancourt, France. Continue reading

The 1936 Mercedes-Benz

The 1936 Mercedes-Benz manufactured by the automaker Daimler-Benz AG of Stuttgart, Germany, was the first diesel passenger car. Continue reading

First national speed limit

In England during the 1903, the speed limit was set to 20 miles (32 kilometres) per hour. Continue reading