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The #1 Aftermarket Part of the 1910s

1913 Ford Model T RoadsterPhoto: GPS 56/Wikimedia CommonsFor most of us, starting our car is (or should be) completely uneventful. You turn a key or press a button, then the engine just starts. However, there was a time when cars had to be…

Inventor Of Electric Self-Starter Is Born

The electric self-starter enabled women to more easily start a car, thus granting them better mobility.Photo: Hulton Archive (Getty Images)There are a lot of components of cars that we take for granted these days, and the electric…