Jim Shorkey Mitsubishi is a place for car people. We have cars for sell like the Outlander Sport, accessories for cars like the Mitsubishi and fix any car that gives you troubles. With cars on the mind you hear some interesting facts about cars. Here are some cool facts we have uncovered.
There are 1 billion cars currently in use on earth.
About 165,000 cars are produced every day.
The vehicle with the highest mileage covered a total of 2,850,000 miles.
It would take less than 6 months to get to the Moon by car at 60 mph.
95% of a car’s lifetime is spent parked.
In 1900, 40% of American cars were powered by steam, 38% by electricity, and 22% by gasoline.
The average car has 30,000 parts.
The average American spends about 38 hours a year stuck in traffic.
The first car accident occurred in 1891, in Ohio.
When the car radio was introduced, some states wanted to ban it arguing that it could distract drivers and cause accidents.
It is a criminal offence to drive around in a dirty car in Russia.
Up to 80% of an average car is recyclable.
The inventor of the cruise control was blind.
In the early years of the 20th century, horses were causing so much pollution with their poop that cars were seen as the “green” alternative.