Presentation on theme: "A Brief History of The Petrol Car Contents 1. The First Petrol Car 2. Henry Ford 3. CRASH 4. Car safety 5. The car has come a long way 6. References 7."— Presentation transcript:
A Brief History of The Petrol Car Contents 1. The First Petrol Car 2. Henry Ford 3. CRASH 4. Car safety 5. The car has come a long way 6. References 7. Any questions?
The first petrol car The first petrol car was made by Karl Benz. He patented it in January 1886 He began selling it in June 1886
Henry Ford Henry Ford made the first mass produced car, the Model T. Ford started selling the Model T in October 1908 It was the first car the public could buy The cost of a Model T was US$360. The average salary in America at that time was $750 a year By 1916 Ford had made 15 007 034 Model Ts.
CRASH !!! So safety became important With lots of cars there were lots of crashes E:\Funny Car Crash - Hilarious (1).mp4
Car safety Cars today are safer because they have :- Seat beltsSafety glass Side impact barsAir bags
So the car has came a long way from 1886 until today. 1886 Benz 16 km/h 1908 Model T 72 km/h 2012 Mercedes Benz sports car 337 km/h
References Karl BenzWikipedia Henry FordWikipedia Car speedsTopspeed.com VideoYoutube Air bags, side impact bars, safety glass and seat belt picturesGoogle image search Mercedes Benz sports car pictureWikipedia