The Spark Plug We Love

Spark plug was created by Jean-Joseph-Etienne Lenoir, an Belgian-born engineer working in France, 1885. He developed the first practical internal combustion engine and a sparking device. 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

Internal Combustion Engine Patented 1860

The first commercially successful internal combustion engine was patented in 1860 by Jean-Joseph-Etienne Lenoir, a Belgian engineer while experimenting in his Paris workshop. Continue reading

Giambattista della Porta

Giambattista della Porta (Italian pronunciation: [dʒambatˈtista ˌdelːa ˈpɔrta]) (1535 – 4 February 1615), also known as Giovanni Battista Della Porta, was an Italian scholar, polymath and playwright who lived in Naples at the time of the Scientific Revolution and Reformation.
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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

First Patented Steam Engine

The steam engine was first patented in 1698 by Thomas Savery, a British military engineer from Devon, England. 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

Motorized trailer to be commercially produced

Eccles Motor Transport Ltd., Birmingham, England, in 1919, began to commercially produce a Motorized trailer, with mahogany panel, it would slept two people and be equipped with a rudimentary kitchen. 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

Wilhelm Maybach

Wilhelm Maybach (help·info) (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈmaɪbax]; 9 February 1846 – 29 December 1929) was an early German engine designer and industrialist. Continue reading