Automobile Facts

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Rolls-Royce Ltd. was essentially a car and airplane engine making company, established in 1906 by Charles Stewart Rolls and Frederick Henry Royce.

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In 1971, the cabinet of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi proposed the production of a 'People's Car' for India - the contract of which was given to Sanjay Gandhi.

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Adolf Hitler ordered Ferdinand Porsche to manufacture a Volkswagen, which literally means 'People's Car' in German. This car went on to become the Volkswagen Beetle.

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The average car is made up of 30,000 parts.

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In 1916, 55% of all the cars in the WORLD were Model T Fords.

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It was once against the law to slam your car door in a city in Switzerland.

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There is one place in the world where a boat can sail underneath a train, while the train is driving underneath a car that is driving underneath an airplane.

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There was a monk in the 1200s who predicted the existence of cars.

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The average American spends about 38 hours a year stuck in traffic.

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Henry Ford came up with the phrase “tune-up” when he was working on his first automobile prototype.

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