Car Facts – Crazy Facts About Cars That You Didn’t Know

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Car Facts

More cars than people can be spotted in Los Angeles.

The Cruise Control inventor was blind.

The vehicle with the highest mileage covered a total distance of 2,850,000 miles or 4,586,630 km.

Henry Ford made a car of soyabeans in 1941.

Sweden’s Volvo made the three-point seatbelt design patent open and available to other car manufactures for free, in the interest of safety. It saves one life every 6 minutes.

It takes $8,876 per year to own and maintain an average car in the U.S. that’s $443,800 in 50 years.

Nevada became the first state to issue licenses for self-driving cars in 2012.

35% of the world’s population drives on the left side of the road.

14% of all land use is taken up by parking alone in Los Angeles County.

The inventor of intermittent windshield wipers tried to sell his idea to the Auto Industry and was turned away. When they began showing up on new cars, he sued and won.