Introduction to How Cars Work

The car is one of the most fascinating devices that a person can own. Cars are also one of the most pervasive devices, with a typical American family owning two cars.

A car contains dozens of different technologies. Everything from the engine to the tires is its own special universe of design and engineering. Therefore, we have dozens of different articles at HowStuffWorks that explain all the intricacies of our cars.

Here are some of the highlights.

Engines

Transmissions

Drive Train

Accessories

For dozens more articles on automobiles see:

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