Karl Benz: The Invention Of The Auto Industry

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Karl Benz was a German man named for creating the first automobile. It was he who created the whole auto industry and I am sure if he could see it now he would be amazed, for it has come a long way since the late 1800. It is speculated that he created his first car around 1885-1886, It would only be a few years later when Charles Edgar Duryea would be the first to manufacture cars in the United States (loc.gov, Everyday Mysteries). Henry Ford would later go on to master the art of production with the creation of his assembly line using conveyor belts; it was said he could make the Model T car in about 93 min. During the start of the auto industry (1900-1940) approximately 1,650 auto companies went in and out of business in the United States. …show more content…
Hybrid Cars are actually a not so new invention, back in the 1900 Paris Auto show the Lohner-Porsche was debuted and it contained both electric and combustible engines (Lampton, What is the history of hybrid cars?). The energy surrounding this new technology would reappear and disappear throughout the following century. Fast forward to 2001 when Toyota releases their Prius for sale worldwide and by 2007 had sold over 1 …show more content…
They provide safe, comfortable and practical cars for the consumer. When polled against public transportation and motorized scooters, having a personal car wins by a landslide (Shelton, Consumers Say Auto Industry is…, 2015). I am sure the people are seeing all the efforts the industry is going through just to lower the emissions and make life easier for them. Now a day’s most modern cars come with, Bluetooth for your phone, a navigation system and all the extra cup holder you could need. I would say of any industry this one is most aimed at pleasing its customers, offering many different customization details for personal preferences just to make the consumer more satisfied with their

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