who was the first person to make a car


Asked by Jan 10, 2011 at 07:24 PM

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Depends on what your definition of "car" is. Louis Cugnot was the first person to make a self-propelled vehicle. It was a front- wheel drive steam-powered truck of sorts for towing cannons. Never really caught on though.

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I can't remember the exact year, mid-1700's I think.

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