Info on Automoblies Revolution
Revised 15 Nov 2014
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In 1769, the first steam powered automobile capable of human transportation
was built by Nicolas Cugnot In 1807, Francois de Rivaz designed the first car
powered by an internal combustion engine fueled by hydrogen.
The first petrol powered automobile was invented by Karl Benz in 1886. The
original cost of that car was $1000.
Automobile Manufacturers like BMW, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, GM, and Ford Motors are the
largest in the world in terms of quantity produced. Honda and Toyota and GM are the biggest
sellers in the world.
Among the luxurious cars Mercedes Benz, BMW, Lexus, Volkswagen, and Audi
are the best and these manufacturers belong to Germany. British automobiles
are well known for super luxury. Aston Martin, Bentley, Jaguar and Rolls Royce
are good examples of British companies Maybach is also one of best super
luxurious car manufacturer from Germany . American cars are known for their
toughness and power-cars with very tough body and most powerful engines means they are known for
their torque and horsepower. Italian automobile producers manufacture high
speed cars meant for racing. Good illustrative examples are Ferrari,
Lamborghini, and Veyron.
Now a days most of the automobile companies have diversified its products and
they have also classified into various types for example-
Sport Utility Vehicle SUV
Multi Utility Vehicle
Truck and Buses
It is because there are numerous kinds and categories of customers having
large number of preferences and demand for cars have become very high since
2001 across the world.
The fleet of cars is highest in United States, China and India. In India, Delhi
has maximum fleet of cars among all major cites of India like Mumbai,
Calcutta and Madras put together. Delhi has highest level of pollution because
the number of vehicles is very high.
Best Sedans of the world-
Accord Hybrid by Honda
Avalon by Toyota
C 250 by Mercedes Benz
5 and 7Series by BMW
Sunny by Nissan
A8 By Audi
RR Ghost by Rolls Royce
Charger and Challenger (muscle cars) by Dodge
Mini Coupe by BMW
Best Sport Utility Vehicles of the world
Range Rover by Land Rover
X6 by BMW
Fortuner by Toyota
Outlander by Mitsubishi
Touareg Hybrid by Volkswagen
Best Multi Utility Vehicles of world
Toyota Innova (in India)
Best economy cars of the world
Tata Zest -sedan
Volkswagen Polo -hatchback
Tata Safari Storm -SUV
Hyundai i20 -hatchback
The word ‘hybrid’ means combination. Hybrid cars run on both fuel and energy.
Fuel can be either petrol or diesel and energy can be solar or electricity.
Hybrid vehicles are environmental friendly, fuel cost saving, and at the same
time they are very expensive also because of latest technology.
When it comes to brand BMW, Jaguar and Audi are the best as they have
market reputation across the globe. Among these brands BMW has got the
largest market share in luxury car segment. Most of Honda and Toyota vehicles
have good reputation in economy car market.
‘Concept car’ is a car made to showcase new styling and new technology. It is
also known as ‘prototype’. They are often shown at motor shows to gauge
customer reaction to new and radical design which may or may not be mass
produced. The best concept car ever built is BMW i8.
The quality of the automobile and addition of features rely on the technology of
the automobile. Technology advances with the passage of time and there is
no end to any technology.
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