History of Cars in America

January 5, 2012 |  by  |  Environmental, Lifestyle


It all started in 1908 with the Ford Model T. Some other big dates in automobile history were 1912, first traffic signal introduced; 1926 car lighters introduced; 1933, drive-in theater opens to the delight of romantic teens; 140, the first car air conditioner; 1956, the first car phone released in Stockholm; 1968, the first air bag introduced; 1981, the DeLorean DMC-13 is first sold (Great Scott!); 1996, leaded gas is banned; 2000, GPS system for cars is patented; 2001 Toyota Prius hybrid car first sold in United States. Love the idea of a car infographic shaped like a game board. Cool.