Cars by James M. Flammang,Edward Kolodziej

By James M. Flammang,Edward Kolodziej

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Because of the Model T’s popularity, many Americans believe that Henry Ford invented the automobile. Ford was the first manufacturer to pay his workers $5 for an 8-hour workday. Those were good wages at the time. Cars Some Famous Innovator s 29 Great innovators know how to overcome challenges. Kettering struggled with poor eyesight, but he went on to make important contributions in the automotive industry. Charles F. Kettering Best known for his electric starter, Charles Kettering was a creative inventor.

Technology is one of his primary interests. In addition to evaluating and reviewing new cars and trucks, and writing buying advice for consumers, he has written more than 20 books about the history of the automobile. com. In addition to titles in the Innovation in Transportation series, he has written three other books for young readers. He lives in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, and travels extensively to drive the latest car models.

The Model T, introduced in October 1908, brought motoring to the public. Because of the Model T’s popularity, many Americans believe that Henry Ford invented the automobile. Ford was the first manufacturer to pay his workers $5 for an 8-hour workday. Those were good wages at the time. Cars Some Famous Innovator s 29 Great innovators know how to overcome challenges. Kettering struggled with poor eyesight, but he went on to make important contributions in the automotive industry. Charles F. Kettering Best known for his electric starter, Charles Kettering was a creative inventor.

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