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Page Title: Mopar During the War Meta Desc: During World War II, essentially all of Chrysler's facilities were devoted to building vehicles and systems. In that respect, Chrysler ranked eighth among United States corporations in the military value of wartime production contracts.
War has been and will almost always be considered a low point in society for most cases. For Mopar, however, its was the start for a milestone in an industrial automotive domination. The Dodge Brothers trucks used in General Pershing's battles in prewar Mexico Established the first ever military vehicle: the Jeffrey Quad 4x4. Dodge Brothers cars and howitzers had tremendous value for the U.S. Military during WWI. During World War II and the Korean Conflict, one of the biggest American fighting tools was the reworked Bantam Reconnaissance Vehicle, which was eventually known as the Jeep. As this vehicle took on the Jeep name, it held a great reputation during the war. Beyond the war, it has taken on an identity of its own. Today, it has been called the grandfather of all SUVs.
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Cold weather can sometimes be a hassle. Winter weather creates a high risk of not only car accidents, but also other issues, such as carbon monoxide poisoning, frostbite, and hypothermia. These kind of troubles could last for a few hours if not days. Informing yourself about the safety and precautions to take is very essential.
Preparing Before Winter Arrives
When preparing for winter, it is important to know the areas where risk for a winter storm are high, because bad weather can leave areas with no utilities or other survival resources for extended periods of time.
When getting ready for winter, it is also important to ensure your vehicle is ready to take on whatever winter brings. It's important to make sure you test your battery, because battery power is very likely to drop as the temperature drops.
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Even when you are driving carefully, the risk for an accident will always be a possibility. Vehicle safety has come a long way within the past few decades. To ensure the dangers in a collision are minimized, auto engineers have designed vehicles equipped with crumple zones.
Crumple zones are areas in your vehicle designed to, well, crumple during a collision, thereby absorbing most of the energy from the impact. This prevents that energy from being passed to the occupants of the vehicle.
In reality, keeping people as safe as possible in an auto crash isn't as simple as making the vehicle crumple like a tin can. Engineers are required to consider many factors when it comes to designing safer cars, as vehicle stiffness, size, and weight all contribute to how a vehicle will react in a collision. For example, A race car is likely to experience more impacts than your typical street car, so the setup of crumple zones must be placed accordingly.
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First emerging into the world in the late 1800s, the modern automobile didn't exactly make a grand entrance. Karl Benz revealed the first iterations of cars in Germany and America caught glimpses of them in 1893, thanks to Charles and Frank Duryea's efforts in Springfield, Massachusetts. The appearance of automobiles was all fine and good, but ordinary people couldn't afford them.
Along came tinkerer-turned-legendary innovator Henry Ford, engineer by day and inventor by night. On Christmas Eve of 1893, Ford successfully tested a gasoline engine and, of course, went on to form the Ford Motor Company. A stubbornly determined soul, Ford created the Model T, a car for the people that forever changed the face of the automobile landscape and paved the way for the future of the industry. The Ford Motor Company produced the Model T from 1908 to 1927 and the car's popularity rocketed to the point that most Americans owned one. In fact, between 1913 and 1927, more than 15 million Model T's were produced in various Ford factories.
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A lot of great things came out of the 1980's and one of them was the Jeep Wrangler. Officially unveiled at the 1986 Chicago Auto Show, the Wrangler immediately became a consumer favorite and is inexorably linked to freedom and adventure, with an enormous and fiercely dedicated group of owners that live the brand's Go Anywhere. Do Anything slogan.
Indeed, the Wrangler is one of America's most iconic vehicles, with a lineage to match. The Jeep's roots date back to the Willys MB from WWII, which was a stalwart workhorse vehicle heavily relied upon on battlefields and other military stages around the world. The colloquial "Willys" name derived from its manufacturer, Willys-Overland Motors, based in Toledo, Ohio from 1908 to 1963.