Car testing is more than strapping a dummy to the driver's seat and releasing the brake. Engineers conduct myriad secret tests to assess everything from engine performance to design.
WHAT'S INSIDE: DRIVING & SAFETY
- Accidents & Hazardous Conditions
- Auto Safety Testing
- Safety & Regulatory Devices
Speedometers have been around since the early 1900s when cars began to grow in popularity and (literally) outpace the horse-drawn carriage.
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