July 23, 1886: First Car Ever,1903: First Model A Seventeen Years Later
Back in 1886, Gottlieb Daimler gets into his new invention. It looks like a horse-drawn buggy, but it has a one cylinder 1.1 HP engine mounted in the back seat. The first car got up to 16 km/h
Seventeen years later, in 1903, Ford Motor company sells it’s first car. A Model A to Dr. Ernst Pfenning of Chicago. It was a twin cylindar combustion engine.
Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for July 23
- IBM goes Open-Source
- Palm launches the Tungston T2
- Commodore unveils the Amiga 1000