PUT THE WORLD ON WHEELS

English translation: started the process of mass ownership of cars

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English term or phrase:PUT THE WORLD ON WHEELS
English translation:started the process of mass ownership of cars
Entered by: Abdelmonem Samir

16:04 Jul 29, 2007
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Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks / automotive articles\ journalistic style
English term or phrase: PUT THE WORLD ON WHEELS
EARLY MASS-PRODUCED CARS PUT THE WORLD ON WHEELS AND HAD A PROFOUND EFFECT ON OUR ARCHITECTURE AND OUR LIVES

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Abdelmonem Samir
Local time: 07:06
started the process of mass ownership of cars
Explanation:
The start of the mass production of cars, which means mainly the Model T Ford, began the process by which the vast majority of people (in some countries anyway) came to own cars, and led to the development of motorways, petrol stations and multi-storey car parks, among other things.
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Jack Doughty
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Local time: 06:06
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put the world on wheels
started the process of mass ownership of cars


Explanation:
The start of the mass production of cars, which means mainly the Model T Ford, began the process by which the vast majority of people (in some countries anyway) came to own cars, and led to the development of motorways, petrol stations and multi-storey car parks, among other things.

Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:06
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  NancyLynn
27 mins
  -> Thank you.

agree  Robert Fox: or possibly gave people the ability to travel freely (but certainly not 'Free'!!)
2 hrs
  -> Thank you. Not even freely, really, just a bit more freely than before. And, as you say, certainly not free!

agree  Elena Aleksandrova
2 hrs
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agree  Els Spin
4 hrs
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