1896 Frederick Lanchester introduced epicyclic gearing, which foreshadowed automatic transmission. 1899 C ... Thrust 2 of 1, 019.4 kph/633.5 mph; Austin Rover introduced the Maestro, the first car with a a#39;talking dashboarda#39; that alerted the driver to problems. ... 1988 California introduced stringent controls on car emissions, aiming for widespread use of zero emission vehicles by 1998. 1989 The first mass-produced car with four-wheel steering, the Mitsubishi Galant, was launched.
|Title||:||The Hutchinson encyclopedia|
|Author||:||(Oxford) Helicon Publishing Ltd, Jane Anson, Michael Broers, Roger Tritton, Helicon Publishing Ltd. Staff|