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11 fascinating facts about cars

By: NAPA Auto Parts on Jan. 29, 2015, 5:16 p.m.
11 fascinating facts about cars

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From the new car smell to the first road trip

Where does that new car smell come from? How many parts does an average car have? When did the first car accident occur? There are so many fascinating facts about the automobile that we could spend hours reviewing them. But, since we’d rather spend more time driving our cars than talking about them, we’ve narrowed the facts down to 11 of our favorites.