Website Enhancements on Start My Car
The system is designed to be intuitive and user friendly. Simply start typing in the input field and it will provide suggestions as you type in your query. The autocomplete menu drops down below the search bar as you type and changes with each keystroke to provide increasingly accurate predictions.
The best way to see how this works is to give it a try. As with anything new, there might be some confusion as we phase in the listings and phase out the old ones. We have tens of thousands of parts for you, and we are doing our utmost to relist them as soon as possible. You are always welcome to message us if you cannot find your part or if there is any way we can assist you. But given your response to our site so far, we know that you already know that .
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Some more random facts:
There are currently over 1 billion cars on the earth.
For many cars, the “new car smell” is actually toxic. It is composed of over 50 volatile organic compounds.
Washington D.C. has the worst traffic in the United States, with commuters waiting 82 hours a year in traffic.
U.S. highway congestion costs over $160 billion a year, including wear and tear on vehicles, gas burned while idling, and lost productivity.
A dashboard was initially a piece of wood attached to a horse drawn carriage to prevent mud from splattering up from the horses and onto the driver.
Daniel Craig, as a reward for playing James Bond, can take any Aston Martin from the factory for the rest of his life.
The best selling car of all time is the Toyota Corolla, with over 30 million sales since 2009. One Corolla is sold every 40 seconds around the world.
Airbags move at up to 4500 miles per hour and deploy within 40 milliseconds of a crash. They are designed to deploy at an impact speed of 19 miles per hour.
Nearly 1.3 million people die in car crashes each year around the world, which equals about 3,287 deaths a day. An additional 20-50 million people are injured or disabled each year.
Approximately 5 months of a person’s life is spent waiting in a car at red lights.
A man in Springfield, Massachusetts drove his 1928 Rolls-Royce Roadster for an impressive 82 years.
The name “BMW” stands for Bayerische Motoren Werke, or Bavarian Motor Works.
The name “Hyundai" means “the present age” or “modernity” in Korean.
The Porsche logo features the colors of the German flag, the name of the city where the company is based (Stuttgart), and also depicts an image of a horse to denote power and speed. The word “Stuttgart” literally translates into “stud farm.
The six stars in the Subaru logo are a reference to Pleiades, a cluster of stars in the constellation Taurus. Subaru is also Taurus’s name in Japanese.
Mercedes’ three-point star in its logo represents its mission to make transportation easier on land, on water, and in the air.
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