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Ideas of Automobiles The first true components of an automobile may have come from Otto Von Guericke a 17th century German physicist Guericke was noted as the first person to make metal pistons cylinders and connecting rods the most basic components in a reciprocating engine But the first automobile was believed to be the 1769 Cugnot steamer a three-wheeled tractor Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot invented the Cugnot steamer The steamer was noted to have ran for 20 minutes at a speed of 225 miles per hour The Automotive Industry The automotive industry started in 1893 when Charles and Frank Duryea designed and built the first gasoline-engine- propelled motor vehicle This invention practically started the whole automotive industry During the next 30 years many people tried to enter the industry but only a few were successful During the early years every car was built entirely by hand This process was very slow and also very expensive This is the main reason so many early innovators went out of business while the other ones were not profitable enough to expand their business Henry Ford changed that when he introduced the assembly line This both increased production speed and decreased cost This idea of mass production revolutionized the automobile industry Soon all of the top auto producers would have an assembly line of their own The lower costs and faster delivery meant a lower price and the average family could afford and get one Fords Model T soon became the most popular car of the time In 1929 America experienced a crash in the stock market that left the thriving country poor and desperate With the decline in income the demand for new automobiles almost stopped This huge decrease in demand for new vehicles forced major cutbacks in
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