The steam car

Author: Paul | Subject: Vintage cars

The steam car image
When you watch the kettle come to the boil does it ever occur to you to think, "I can use all that wasted steam to move something." Being very vacant in the technical and inventor mind department, I cannot say that such thoughts have ever occurred to me either. However, in 1769 Nicholas Joseph Cugnot[], aged 44, was struck by a thought similar to the one that started this article and then set about proving the point.