Meet Oliver Evans, The Inventor Of The Abandoned Car

If you're like me, and, let's face it, you are, you've spent many an afternoon exploring abandoned cars, playing games of What's That Stain? and Is This Edible? But did you ever stop and wonder about the very first abandoned car? You should. Abandoned cars are as much a part of motoring's rich heritage as the GT40 or… » 3/29/12 12:00pm 3/29/12 12:00pm

Who invented the world's very first car?

Who invented the first car? If we're talking about the first modern automobile, then it's Karl Benz in 1886. But long before him, there were strange forerunners to the today's cars, including toys for emperors, steam-powered artillery carriers, and clanking, creaking British buses. » 6/28/11 6:30am 6/28/11 6:30am