Car History Trivia and Firsts

So, does gasoline run in your veins? Think you know all there is automotive wise? Try this.
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Last updated: November 5, 2022
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First alternator in a cilivan car
Valiant, 1960 (Chrysler Corp)
Father of General Motors
Billy Durant
Founder of both Lincoln & Cadillac
Henry Leland
Holder of the first patent for the automobile
George B. Selden (1879)
Creator of the four-stroke engine
Nikolaus Otto
First USA presidential CANDIDATE to campaign in an car
William Jennings Bryan (1896)
Birthplace (state) of Walter P. Chrysler
Original company responsible for the Jeep
American Bantam
Author of "Unsafe at any Speed"
Ralph Nader
First fuel filter in the gas tank (1946)
Best selling model nameplate
Toyota Corolla
First automotive proving ground (1915)
Dodge at Hamtramck, Michigan
First production V6 engine (1950)
Lancia Aurelia
First V8 engine (1904)
First production V4 engine (1922)
Lancia Lambda
First carburetor (1896)
First auto body made of recylced material (1954)
1954 Trabant P70
First vehicle launched in 'Second Life', prior to the 'real launch'
2008 Lancia Delta
First transverse mounted front wheel drive car
1931 DKW F1
First use of Macpherson strut suspension (1949)
1949 Ford Vedette
First production V12 engine (1916)
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