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Automobile

AUTOMOBILE: An automobile, motor car or car is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transporting passengers, which also carries its own engine or motor. Most definitions of the term specify that automobiles are designed to run primarily on roads, to have seating for one to eight people, to typically have four wheels, and to be constructed principally for the transport of people rather than goods. The term motorcar has also been used in the context of electrified rail systems to denote a car which functions...

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Automobile

Automobile Engineering Automobile is a self-propelling device. It has a source of power (IC engine) and a power train to transmit the power from the engine to the wheels in order to move. An IC engine propels cars, buses, trucks, scooters, locomotives, ships, planes, etc. General categories: 1. Load carriers or single unit vehicles: These are commercial four-wheel type – two-axle design. Front axle for steering and rear axle for driving the vehicle. Passenger cars, buses, trucks and lorries...

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Automobile Industry, India Automobile Industry

Automobile Industry, India Automobile Industry Following India's growing openness, the arrival of new and existing models, easy availability of finance at relatively low rate of interest and price discounts offered by the dealers and manufacturers all have stirred the demand for vehicles and a strong growth of the Indian automobile industry. The data obtained from ministry of commerce and industry, shows high growth obtained since 2001- 02 in automobile production continuing in the first...

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Automobile Pollution

Automobile Pollution. Automobiles can cause many different kinds of pollution in the environment. Air, health and groundwater pollution are of the most common. The reasons for these problems can be contributed to exhaust systems and light switches that are standard equipment on most cars today. Older and newer cars alike are equipped with a catalytic converter system. Which are supposed to convert hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides into harmless materials emitted from the automobiles...

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History of the Automobile

1800's. By the 1900's, it was uncertain which type of engine would power the automobile. At first, the electric car was the most popular, but at the time a battery did not exist that would allow a car to move with much speed or over a long distance. Even though some of the earlier speed records were set by electric cars, they did not stay in production past the first decade of the 20th century. The steam-driven automobile lasted into 1920's. However, the price on steam powered engines, either to build...

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Technology in Automobile

Abstract The purpose of this paper is to show how technology has been used to enhance automobile development. The paper’s overall claim is that without technology, many of the advances made in this field would not have been possible. The paper will discuss three advancements in the automobile field that have been enhanced by technology. These advancements are: safety enhancements, speed enhancements, and alternative fuels. Research was done using data from various sources. Sources of the used articles...

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Mehta Automobiles

MEHTA AUTOMOBILES In 1980, Mr.Sanat Mehta joined Standard Automobiles of Ahmedabad as a mechanic. In appreciation of his excellent work, he was soon promoted to the post of chief mechanic. Mr. Mehta’s professional ability, his pleasing manners and sense of responsibility endeared him to the customers of Standard Automobiles to such an extent that some of them persuaded him to commence his own automobile repair workshop. One of them persuaded him to commence his own automobile repair workshop...

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The Evolution of the Automobile

The Evolution of the Automobile The official definition of an automobile is “a passenger vehicle designed for operation on ordinary roads and typically having four wheels and a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine” (Merriam-Webster 51). There is no one person accredited for the invention of the automobile, but rather a collection of advancements that evolved into the modern-day automobile (Smith 12). Today, there are approximately 600 million passenger vehicles in existence worldwide...

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Automobile and Cars

1800's was the automobile. The car has revolutionized transportation from the day a company named "Reo" sold its first car, the Curved Dashed Oldsmobile in 1901, to today. The topic of cars can be broken into many different categories, from SUV and sports to European and American. One maker of cars that has branched a lot in past years is Japan. Though we do not realize it, most of our cars come from Japan. The top car company as of 2011 is Toyota. Toyota is a Japanese automobile manufacturer that...

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Automobile and Porsche

( Mechanical Engineering. 1991,May) viii. Some of the slogan used are “ beautiful and fast”, “drive it like you mean it” (Tingwall,2010) e. Comfortable for your spines ix. According to Eric Tingwall form his book “Automobile Magazine” (2010,March), not only Porsche cars have a comfortable inside and seat it also has seats actually designed to provide a good care to the spines and shoulder especially for people who drive a lot. x. Porsche Company received...

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