Fun Car Facts part 2

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Fun Car Facts part 2
By: Luke Shaff ~ 3/22/2018

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.

The "new car smell" is composed of over 50 volatile organic compounds.

It would take less than 6 months to get to the Moon by car at 60mph (95km/h).

Hitler, while in prison, wrote to a Mercedes dealership begging for a car loan.

The average car has 30,000 parts.

When the car radio was introduced, some states wanted to ban it arguing that it could distract drivers and cause accidents.

In 2012, Nevada became the first state to issue licenses for self-driving cars.

In 1900, 40% of American cars were powered by steam, 38% by electricity, and 22% by gasoline.