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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 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

Hydrocarbons (HC) Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) 2005 Air Toxic Emissions from On-road Mobile Sources (Tox-weighted) Affects of Automobile Pollution 1. In India about 15-20 million people are asthmatic because of emission of automobile pollution. 2. N02 is a highly toxic gas and attacks the lungs causing lung cancer and emphysema. 3. Automobile pollutants interferes the development and functioning of the nervous system. 4. Some diseases such as bronchitis, plurosis occur by long-term...

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Essay Automobiles

today? Automobiles Automobiles have been around for quite some time. They have changed in many aspects when compared to cars we have today and cars before the 80’s. A much wider variety of automobiles are available in today’s market than the variety that was available before the 80’s. The popular cars in the past were mainly American origin and had a similar base design. Around the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s many people did not have automobiles like they do today. A lot has changed for automobiles from...

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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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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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The History of Automobile

1.The history of automobile The first working steam-powered vehicle was probably designed by Ferdinand Verbiest, a Flemish member of a Jesuit mission in China around 1672. It was a 65 cm-long scale-model toy for the Chinese Emperor, that was unable to carry a driver or a passenger. It is not known if Verbiest's model was ever built. Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot is widely credited with building the first self-propelled mechanical vehicle or automobile in about 1769; he created a steam-powered tricycle....

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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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Automobile in History

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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