Auto Mechanics

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Cars today have many complex computer systems in addition to the standard mechanical parts in older vehicles; Auto mechanics today must be certified and knowledgeable technicians to solve any repair issues with a vehicle. Buying an automobile is necessary. Humankind has to get around in some way or another and buying an automobile would be the best choice as it is one of the quickest and most efficient ways of transportation. But eventually after a couple of months or years, you may start to notice that your car is making an odd sound or it does not run the way it is supposed to. An auto mechanic would be the best person to call to help with this problem.
The first car invented was the Benz Patent-Motor Wagon. The car was introduced in January 3rd 1886 by Carl Benz. This car was run on a propelled motor and only had 9 horsepower. Carl Benz the inventor of the car made around 25 of these vehicles between 1886 and 1893. The second known automobile was the Ford Model T, it was also known as Tin Lizzie, Model T ford and T-Ford Model. The inventor of this vehicle was Henry Ford, The car began production in October 1st 1908. This car was made especially for middle class Americans and was the world’s most influential car in the 20th Century according to a poll. The car was designed by Childe Harold Wills and a couple of Hungarian immigrants. It was a 2 speed vehicle and had rear-wheel drive, the car had 3 pedals: the left pedal which was used to engage the car and turn it on and the center pedal was used to put the car in neutral and the right pedal which was used to move the car forward. By 1918, half of all the cars in the United Stated were Ford Model T’s, from 1908-1912 the Ford Model T was not avail...

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...r even a helicopter, but one thing is guaranteed mechanics will always be around and people will always need them.

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