Cars Facts

Volkswagen
Volkswagen

Volkswagen Group owns Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Audi, Ducati, Porsche, and others.

Dirty Car Fine
Dirty Car Fine

It is a criminal offense to drive around in a dirty car in Russia (Because It may impair visibility for driver and identification of the vehicle).

Ralph Teetor
Ralph Teetor

The inventor of the cruise control, Ralph Teetor, was blind.

Soybean Ford Car
Soybean Ford Car

In 1941, Henry Ford made a car out of soybeans.

Engine Noise
Engine Noise

A lot of new cars fake engine noise through speakers. They are quite silent otherwise.

The Three-Point Seatbelt
The Three-Point Seatbelt

Sweden's Volvo made the three-point seatbelt design patent open and available to other car manufacturers for free, in the interest of safety.

Car Crashes
Car Crashes

During a car crash, 40% of drivers never even hit the brakes.

"Green" Alternative
"Green" Alternative

In the early years of the 20th century, horses were causing so much pollution with their poop that cars were seen as the "green" alternative.

Carbecue
Carbecue

It is possible to set up a holiday meal inside a car's engine compartment and drive long enough to fully cook all of the food.