A car is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transporting passengers, which also carries its own engine or motor. Most definitions of the term specify that automobiles are designed to run primarily on roads, to have seating for one to eight people, to typically have four wheels, and to be constructed principally for the transport of people rather than goods. Cars Encyclopedia gives brief introduction to world popular cars.
The first Stanley Steamer (1897; United States) was a steam-powered, chain- driven buggy with a maximum speed of 40 km/h (25 mph).
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The Studebaker sedan (1947: United States) caused a post-World War II styling revolution by replacing the small rear window with an all-glass "notch-back" design.
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