Cars were invented because people were interested in seeing whether or not they could build a vehicle that could make travel easier. As early as the 1700s, European engineers started to play with the idea of creating mot... More »

The first gasoline-powered wheeled vehicle was invented in 1885 by Karl Benz. However, many previous developers and designers had notions of automated conveyance, including Leonardo da Vinci. More »

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The remote-controlled car, or radio-controlled car, was invented in 1966 by Elettronica Giocattoli, an Italian electronics company. Their design was a toy Ferrari. More »

In 1914, the French-born American inventor Emile Bachelet presented his ideas and a display model of a maglev vehicle. A report in the Swiss journal Schweizer Familie from the same year shows a photograph of the event an... More »

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Suzuki developed the first four-wheel all-terrain vehicle (ATV) in 1982, called the LT125D, according to the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America. Although Suzuki was the first company to hit the market with a four-whe... More »

The first gasoline-powered wheeled vehicle was invented in 1885 by Karl Benz. However, many previous developers and designers had notions of automated conveyance, including Leonardo da Vinci. More »

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The first vehicle to operate using a gas motor was the Benz Patent Motor Car, invented in 1886 by Carl Benz. Prior to this, several steam-operated automobiles were created around the world. The first of these that was ab... More »

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