An automobile is a self-powered vehicle, typically with four wheels, that uses an internal combustion engine or an electric motor. Automobiles include cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, and motorcycles, and usually seat one to eight people. The automobile became popular in the early 20th century, with the invention of the Model T by Ford Motor Company in 1908, and has since evolved into a nearly indispensable accessory of modern life.
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The interior of a busy auto manufacturing plant highlights the many pieces of machinery that go into making an automobile. A worker wearing a hardhat sits at a welding station. To his left is the metal shell of an unfinished automobile.
If you have a driveable vehicle, you will want to have auto insurance. Auto insurance provides protection against losses in an auto accident. This website explains the different types of automobile insurance.
A hand aims a gold and silver paint spray gun. The paint gun could be used for a wide variety of jobs, from spray painting automobiles to spray painting difficult-to-reach, small spaces.
This past week Volkswagen announced that in 2019 it will cease production of its iconic Beetle, one of the most successful automobiles of all time. Jane Pauley looks back on the history of the "Bug."
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U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global Management has raised its stake in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to 873.3 million euros ($1 billion), a recent filing with the Dutch regulator showed.
Reuters. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 12:23:24 -0400.