Cugnot, on 1771 constructs the first automobile. The purpose of this vehicle was to pull cannons. The general of the artillery was involved in this project. The development of an automobile is not a cheap endeavour. So that this government support enabled Cugnot to build a tolerable vehicle at that time.
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