The automobile industry has always been very competitive and with competition comes crazy facts about this industries. The facts mentioned here are very entertaining, So, fasten your seat belts we are in here for a ride.
Henry Ford came up with the phrase tune-up
When Henry Ford was working on his first automobile prototype, its ignition system was made of spark plugs and ignition coils which has to work in tune to work but if it was not it needed to be tuned up to make your car run better. Today we still use the phrase tuned up for any maintenance work that involves improving a car engines performance.
An average American spends 48 hours stuck in traffic
An average American spends at least three days being stuck in the traffic, which means that by the time you are 60, you might have spent an approximate of 95 days stuck in traffic.
In the 1200s a monk predicted the existence of cars
A Franciscan friar named Roger Bacon who lived around 1214-1292 predicted that cars would be made without any animal pushing them and also with speed. He was also one of the people who predicted aeroplanes, steamships, submarines, and scuba diving suits.
75% of the cars that Rolls-Royce has produced are still on the road today
Although Rolls Royce is not mass produced the quality is top notch, which is the reason why 75% of the cars produced by Rolls-Royce are still on the road, it is a testament to their quality.
A place where all modes of transportation align
In Boston University Bridge, Boston, Massachusetts, there is a place where a boat can sail underneath a train while a train travels underneath the car which is travelling underneath an aeroplane.
Do not slam your car door in Switzerland
It is against the law that you slam your door in Switzerland as the law forbids to make any unnecessary loud noises between 11 PM and 6 PM.
A World Record
A world record where 55% of all the cars were Model.T.Fords in 1916, this record has never been broken.
30000 parts make an average car
The average car you see is made up of 30000 parts, and this is the reason why automotive repairs are complex and technical.[caption id="attachment_2941" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Handsome mechanic in uniform is working in auto service. Car repair and maintenance.[/caption]
Volkswagen owns many other Luxury car brands
Volkswagen, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany owns many other luxury cars brands which include Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Audi, Ducati, Porsche.
Driving a dirty car is a criminal offence
In Russia, diving a dirty car can land you in jail as the weather is cold the cars are bound to get snow on their cars, which can cause accidents. Due to which Russian simply keep their cars off the street during Blizzards.