The history of the car starts as early as 1769, with the creation of steam-powered automobiles capable of transporting humans. In 1806, the first cars powered by internal combustion engines running on fuel gas appeared, which led to the introduction in 1885 of the ubiquitous modern gasolina fueled internal combustion engine.
German engineer Carl Benz is generally regarded as the inventor of the modern automobile. The four-stroke petrol (gasoline) internal combustion engine that constitutes the most prevalent form of modern automotive propulsion is a creation of German inventor Nikolaus Otto.
Cars powered by electricity briefly appeared at the turn of the 20th century but largely disappeared from commonality until the turn of the 21st century, when interest in low emissions transportation was reignited. Later periods were defined by trends in exterior styling and size and utility preferences.
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