Automobiles Over Time

Timeline created by isabambas
  • Electric Cars Became Practical

    Electric Cars Became Practical
    In the early to late 1870's electric cars became practical. Robert Anderson had the first idea of an electric car in the late 1832. But it didn't become practical until the 1870's.
  • First Gasoline-fueled Engine Was Built

    First Gasoline-fueled Engine Was Built
    In 1876 the gasoline-fueled engine was built for cars. Gottlieb Daimler is considered to have created the first safe and practical gas fueled engine.
  • Cars Reached Modern Stage of Development

    Cars Reached Modern Stage of Development
    In the mid 1890's cars started to reach the modern stage of development. The inventor of the modern car is unknown. Many people have different thoughts on who it was.
  • Modern Braking System was Developed

    Modern Braking System was Developed
    In 1902 the modern braking system was developed in cars. The credit for this invention goes to Gottlieb Daimler. This helped people slow down and not run into other people.
  • Blinkers Are Invented

    Blinkers Are Invented
    In 1907 the blinker was invented by Joseph Bell. This changed the turning game for ever. Now there are less crashes when people are turning.
  • The Ford Model T was Widely Manufactured

    The Ford Model T was Widely Manufactured
    In 1908 the ford model T started to be widely manufactured. Henry Ford was the inventor of this car that changed transportation for ever.
  • Seat Belts Were Invented

    In the 1950's George Cayley was credited for inventing the seat belt. This helped people stay safe when they had to stop quickly. This helped them not get whip lash or a serious neck injury.
  • Airbags Were Added to Cars

    In the 1970's the airbag was invented. This helps reduce the injury from a crash. The smart person who invented this was John Hetrick.