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How do you get car from automobile?

The automobile was once known as the "auto-carriage," (automatic carriage) so the name was shortened to "auto-car," and then simply "car."
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What does an automobile engineer do?

work on the development of ground-based vehicles including passenger cars, commercial vehicles and off-highway vehicles. Such as designing new or revising, researching & devel (MORE)

What is an automobile?

an automobile is a road vehicle, typically with four wheels,  powered by an internal combustion engine or electric motor and able  to carry a small number of people
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What is automobile patrol?

Automobile patrols are routine drives made by law enforcement  officers. They usually ensure that there is surveillance and easy  access to areas where there is suspicious a (MORE)

Book Spotlight - In Memory: A Tribute to Sir Terry Pratchett

In March 2015 we lost one of the world's greatest literary minds - Sir Terry Pratchett. Terry was suffering from Alzheimer's and fiercely campaigned to raise awareness of the (MORE)
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What are the subsystems of a automobile?

enginecarburetor or fuel injectionfuel pumpengine configuration: Wankel or reciprocating (V, inline, flat).engine management systemsexhaust systemignition systemself starterem (MORE)

What does automobile mean?

Breaking it down, auto means "self" and mobile means "to move," so automobile literally means: "to move by itself." In a modern context, automobile refers to a car.
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Inventor of automobile?

John Lambert   America's first gasoline-powered automobile was the 1891 Lambert car invented by John W. Lambert.   Henry Ford   Henry Ford improved the assembly lin (MORE)

Who is the inventor of the automobile?

There were a lot of people working on the basic problem; it's hard to choose one as THE inventor of the automobile. However, Karl Benz has about as good a claim as anyone. H (MORE)