Car FAQs:


Q: Were cars rapidly adopted in the US?

A: Yes, where they replaced animal-drawn carriages and carts, but took much longer to be accepted in Western Europe and other parts of the world.

Q: Was a car built and road-tested by the Duryea brothers of Springfield?

A: Yes, and Massachusetts.

Q: Was a car produced and the model was named Mercedes after the Maybach engine?

A: Yes, and which generated 35 hp.

Q: Were cars sold worldwide: 22?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a car first invented?

A: Yes, and its controls have become fewer and simpler through automation.

Q: Is a car usually fitted for the driver and passengers?

A: Yes.

Q: Are cars most often designed with only two seats?

A: Yes.

Q: Are cars safer for the driver?

A: Yes, and from an accident perspective, but more dangerous for other vehicles and road users.

Q: Are cars typically fitted with multiple types of lights?

A: Yes.

Q: Are cars about 75 percent recyclable?

A: Yes, and using recycled steel helps reduce energy use and pollution.

Q: Are cars designed to carry multiple occupants?

A: Yes, and often with four or five seats.

Q: Is a car believed to originate from the Latin word carrus or carrum , or the Middle English word carre?

A: Yes, In turn, these originated from the Gaulish word karros. It originally referred to any wheeled horse-drawn vehicle, such as a cart, carriage, or wagon.

Q: Are cars over 1.25 billion vehicles?

A: Yes, and up from the 500 million of 1986.

Q: Are cars equipped with controls used for driving?

A: Yes, and passenger comfort and safety, normally operated by a combination of the use of feet and hands, and occasionally by voice on 2000s-era cars.

Q: Were cars often used on suburban routes by both interurban and intercity railroad systems?

A: Yes.

Q: Are cars started by Ransom Olds in 1901 at his Oldsmobile factory in Lansing?

A: Yes, and Michigan and based upon stationary assembly line techniques pioneered by Marc Isambard Brunel at the Portsmouth Block Mills, England, in 1802.