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During WWII, La-Z-Boy manufactured seats for tanks, torpedo boats, gun turrets, and armored cars.
A traffic jam lasted for more than 10 days, with cars only moving 0.6 miles a day.
92% of all new sold cars in Brazil use ethanol as fuel, which is produced from sugar cane.
75% of cars that Rolls-Royce has ever produced are still on the road today.
There’s a bridge between mainland China and Macau, where cars switch from left to right-hand drive and vice versa.
Drag from open windows can reduce a car’s fuel efficiency by 10% at high speeds.
There are more cars than people in Los Angeles.
There are more saunas than cars in Finland.
The average driver in the U.S. will spend about US$22,000 on gas during their car’s lifetime.
38 children die each year from being left in hot cars.
South Africans can legally attach flamethrowers to cars to repel carjackers.
Human fingers can feel objects as small as 13 nanometers. If your finger was the size of the Earth, you would feel the difference between houses and cars.
Most new cars fake engine noise through speakers. They are quite silent otherwise.
Many of the cars on MTV’s “Pimp My Ride” show were in the shop for up to half a year and broke down after they were pimped.
95% of a car’s lifetime is spent parked.
If the U.S. can raise its 34.5% recycling rate to 75%, it will be the CO2 equivalent of removing 50 million cars from the road.
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.
In 2012, Nevada became the first state to issue licenses for self-driving cars.
It is possible to set up a holiday meal inside a car’s engine compartment and drive long enough to fully cook all of the food.
Women can fly airplanes in Saudi Arabia, but can’t drive cars.