Nowadays almost all of us possess at least one automobile or consider vehicle leasing once we go out of town for holidays or for other reasons. But things didn’t always remain like this, since cars are invented quite recently in the history of human kind. However, in this short time they went from being About extremely slow, uncomfortable and very expensive to being affordable for many people. In what concerns rate, recent tests revealed it is likely to reach fulminate speeds in only a few seconds. The safety and driving comfort issues also enhanced tremendously.
It all started in 1769 when the first steam engine automobile was made and used for human transportation. In what concerns the first internal combustion engine car that ran on fuel gas few people understand that it was invented many years after. It was just in 1806 that the first people were able to use it for transport.
Despite the fact that the first steam engine car was created from the 18’th century, it appears that there were earlier attempts, but the vehicles were not able to transport anyone in them. In actuality, a part of a Jesuit church in China was the first one who managed to design one for the Chinese Emperor at the time but only to be used as a toy.
They looked quite different from what they are now, but the cost was extremely high and only the wealthiest people afforded to possess one. Only in the start of the twentieth century the automobile industry must know an explosion in production and the Western part of Europe was the area where nearly all cars were produced.
Together with the development of this industry, many other industries bloomed. For instance the petroleum one knew a growth that continued until nowadays. Because people were able to travel by fast way of transport, tourism also bloomed, people got to know better each other, to understand the other cultures and so on. The advantages were obvious ones.