10 INTERESTING CAR FACTS

carWe use them daily, we obsess over them occasionally. Cars are an integral part of modern life. We know so much about them yet we know so little. Here’s a list of some Interesting car facts that you’ve never heard before:

  1. For every 23 lives that car airbags save, they kill 1 person. It takes only 40 milliseconds for an airbag to inflate after an accident. Let’s hope no damage is done to your car before 40 milliseconds!
  2. It would take around 200 years for you to drive your car to the Sun. That would certainly be a different kind of long drive.
  3. This fact might lead you to believe that gasoline is very cheap in America. A gallon of Starbucks coffee is going to cost you almost nine times of what a gallon of gas is going to cost you. You might want to spend a little carefully on your coffee now. Head to your local auto shop if you don’t believe it!
  4. The U.S. has one car per person. This doesn’t include just adults but infants as well!
  5. It was a woman who invented windshield wipers. Mary Anderson is the name of the lady. She was an American rancher and real estate developer.
  6. The world’s cheapest car manufacturer is India that produces the ‘Tata Nano’. This car is cheaper than the previously cheapest car Maruti 800.
  7. Ferrari only produces fourteen cars in a day! Now that is some productivity.
  8. The very first car was invented in 1672 by Ferdinand Verbiest.
  9. According to a Goldman Sachs report, India will have the greatest number of cars by 2050, overtaking the U.S.!
  10. White is the most popular color for new cars! No wonder you see a multitude of white cars on the roads.

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