Four-Stroke Internal-Combustion Engine

German inventor Nikolaus Septust Otto developed a four-stroke internal-combustion engine in 1876. Continue reading

Cosmo Sport 110S L1OA Coupe Had Rotary Engine

The Cosmo Sport 110S L1OA coupe was introduced in 1967 with a rotary engine Continue reading

Development of Rotary Internal Combustion Engine

German engineer Felix Wankel developed the rotary internal-combustion engine in 1954-56 while at the NSU Motorenwerke AG in Neckarsulm, Germany. Continue reading

Jet Aircraft Engine Afterburner Invented

Rolls-Royce Limited of Derby, Derbyshire, England developed a jet aircraft engine afterburner in 1945. Continue reading

Commercial Atmospheric-Pressure Piston Steam Engine

Thomas Newcomen built the atmospheric-pressure piston engine that superseded Thomas Savery’s engine. Continue reading

First American Woman to Motorcycle to Argentina

Catharine Rambeau, a 54-year-old grandmother from Michigan, USA was the first woman to motorcycle Continue reading

Nissan Motor Company Exports to USA

Nissan Motor Company, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan was the first Japanese auto manufacturer to export cars to the U.S.A. in 1958. Continue reading

Hertz Drive-Ur-Self System Opens

The first rental car business opened at a used car lot in Chicago, IL, USA in 1918 where it was later purchased by John D. Hertz. Continue reading

Hidden Headlights on Lotus Elan

The Lotus Elan was the first car with hidden headlights introduced by Lotus Cars Ltd. in 1962. Continue reading

1968 Volkswagen Used the First Computer Chip

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