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•The first anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Was developed for use on aircraft in 1929
By French inventor Gabriel Voisin
•In 1913 gasoline sold for 27 cents per gallon,
the equivalent of $5.89 in today’s dollars.
•Radios were first offered in automobiles
•Early automobiles were referred to as “horseless carriages.” •The first drive-in facility custom-built to provide gasoline to motorists opened in Pittsburgh in 1913. •The first cars did not feature steering wheels. Instead, drivers steered with a lever, similar to a boat’s tiller. •In 1924, a new ford automobile cost $290. •Some early automobiles were steam-powered, and had a range of only 20-40 miles. •In 1914, the first electric traffic signal was installed in Cleveland, Ohio. •While employed by Lohner and Company, Ferdinand Porsche developed a gasoline-electric hybrid in 1901. •The average yearly cost of owning and operating a typical four-door sedan driven 15,000 miles per year is $8,095, including depreciation of the vehicle’s value. •Headlights were called headlamps because in the late 1880’s, headlamps were fueled by acetylene or oil. Acetylene lamps were popular because the flame was resistant to wind and rain.
12430 Edgemere Ste 209 El Paso, TX 79938
Located across from EL DORADO HIGH SCHOOL
Ford Motor Company Production 1928–1931