The Queen Mary - the grandest cross oceanic vessel of her day - had many of her vital components made by the Czech car manufacturer Skoda.
Henry Ford produced the model T in 1908 in black color only - because the black paint available at the time dried the fastest.
Ford’s model T, (a.k.a. Tin Lizzie), is regarded as “the first affordable automobile in history”.
Almost 85 percent of all car parts are recyclable! In fact, automobiles are the most recycled consumer product today.
Car engines, doors, transmissions, and many other parts are completely re-manufactured or "rebuilt" to fit new cars. Tires are often recycled to become brake pedals and even floor mats. Steel found in just six cars is enough to build a brand new house when recycled, the steel framing, of course.
This industry is huge, it accounts for 25 billion dollars in revenue each year.