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How Car technology

has advanced over


time
Trey Smelcer, Ryan Parker, and
Caleb Parker
The first car was created in 1885 by
German engineer, Karl Benz.

It’s first outing was in 1886 and it


could go a max speed of 10 mph.

(Daimler)
Brakes

1885-Handle brake

1902-Disc brake(Lentinello)

1970-Anti-lock (Koscs)

(sclar)
Emissions
1950- smoke stack

1975- cars

Converts harmful gasses

(Boodram)
Seatbelt

1800-Gliders

1885-Taxi

1966-American vehicles

1995-Click it or Ticket

(Defensive Driving)
Auto-Glass

20th century-Horse carriage

1903-Shatter resistant(Collodian)

1930-Tempered glass(Neiger)

(Prideaux)
Tires
1845-Vulcanization

1847-Pneumatic Tire

1895-Automobile Pneumatic

1903-Tubeless

1946-Radial(Rader)

(Tyre)
Rear-View Cameras
- First Rear-View Camera was

put in a 1956 Buick Centurion

concept car

- They were created to eliminate

blind spots
Airbags
- First patented in the 1950s

by Walter Linderer and John

Hedrick

- Made for protection after

Crashing so people won’t

Fly through the windshield.


Vehicle backup warning system
- Ed Peterson created the Vehicle

backup warning system in 1999

- Made to warn the driver that

they are about to run into something

behind them.
Advancements in Technology
Blind Spot Detectors

- This system was first

introduced on the redesigned

2007 Volvo S80

(Lampton)
Innovations

- Hybrid cars
- Fuel efficient
- Eco friendly
- First hybrid car was built in

the year 1899 by engineer Ferdinand

Porsche

D-Brief
Driver Assistance

- Tesla
- Elon Musk
- Self Driving cars
- Fully self driving by

2022

https://youtu.be/UgNhYGAgmZo?t=30
(verge)
Do Innovations = Safety?
- A graph showing the decline

in deaths from car accidents

due to the increased safety

features in cars

(Cuneo)
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