Assistive Technology Reduces Fatal Crashes Involving Large Commercial Vehicles

The new pyroxylin-based mostly paints, eight cylinder engine, four wheel brakes, and balloon tires as the biggest tendencies for 1925. Within a number of years, a dizzying assortment of applied sciences have been being utilized by tons of of producers all around the western world. Steam, electricity, and petrol/gasoline-powered cars competed for many years, with petrol/gasoline inner combustion engines reaching dominance by the 1910s. Dual- and even quad-engine vehicles have been designed, and engine displacement ranged to greater than a dozen litres. Many modern advances, together with gasoline/electrical hybrids, multi-valve engines, overhead camshafts, and 4-wheel drive, have been attempted, and discarded presently.

But in 1958, Toyotas and Datsuns — Japanese-made cars — were imported into the U.S. for the first time, and American auto makers started shedding market shares to the properly-engineered, gasoline-saving and affordable international automobiles. Woods Motor Vehicle Company …