We love trivia! Sometimes it’s fun to learn fun and interesting facts about the auto industry. Today we thought we would broaden your knowledge of things pertaining to cars. Let’s get learning!
A Swiss diplomat copped a speeding fine worth $290 000. Seriously.
In Switzerland, the cost of a speeding fine is based on the speed the vehicle was travelling at as well as the driver’s income. The diplomat in question, who earns around $26 million per year, was clocked driving his Ferrari at 137km/h through a village.
60 million cars are produced worldwide every year.
That’s 165 000 cars per day!
Women buy more new cars than men.
Think that the auto market is a man’s world? Think again.
Recent research by Cooper Tires revealed that women buy 60% of all new cars sold,
and influence 80% of all new car purchases.
The average person will spend 2 weeks of their life stopped at red lights.
Ouch. Maybe we should make that time worthwhile. Start learning a language, anyone?
The average car is made up of over 30 000 parts.
Alright, so this number does include the small stuff, like handle screws and panel pins.
But 30 000 is still an incredible figure when you give it some thought! The good news is that the Parts Department at All Star Dodge Ram near Mehlville can help you release all of them when the need arises. The friendly team in the parts department has the knowledge to help you figure out just which parts you need to keep your car running smoothly.
To get more information on the latest and greatest cars, trucks, and SUVs that have been put out by Jeep, Dodge, Ram, and Chrysler, head to All Star today. Their friendly team is waiting to serve you!