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In June 1896 Henry Ford made his first car. In honor of that occasion we present a selection of articles on various forms of transportation and some of the people and technology that made them possible. Click on the links below to explore Britannica’s coverage of these topics.

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Clear definitions supported by everyday examples and easy hands-on activities introduce young scientists to wheels. Preview this e-book now. E-mail us at to learn more.

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