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Home Centennial College Blog 2015 February 11 From steamers to seatbelts: 6 breakthroughs that forever changed the auto industry

History of the Automotive Industry

The history of the auto industry doesn't exactly follow a straight line. Before modern hybrids (way before!) there were electric cars. Before that, there were even self-propelled vehicles.

In honour of the Canadian International AutoShow, we're looking at key events that helped shape today's auto industry and where things could be headed in the next 20 years.

An automotive infographic