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Here at The Fact Site we have a range of facts spanning every type of transportation, from the humble car to the remarkable space rocket. We let you in on everything from the world’s fastest vehicles to the world’s first driver-less cars.

We’re also here to educate you on the workings of your vehicles, from your car’s engine to how your car stops, or at least we hope, every time. If you love the world of automotive and transportation then you’re in the right place, and if you don’t, you’ll just love the variety of fascinating facts on offer.

The Life and Death of the Concorde

Conquering the air has always been a dream and a passion of man. The most well-known plane of them all has to be the Concorde, a European invention that has won the world over and taken many across the globe. Here we’re going to look at the life and death of this amazing craft.

2017-09-14T18:22:47+00:00 Categories: History, Transportation|

The History of Ford Motor Company

Whenever you’re looking to buy a new car, or even are asked to picture a car, how many people think Ford? Here we’re going to look at the timeline of this empire. So without further ado, let’s begin in the late 1800's...

2017-08-03T12:52:49+00:00 Categories: Transportation|Tags: |

The History of Space Travel Timeline

To travel into the unknown of space is a dream for so many children and adults alike, although one that very few will ever reach. Here we’re going to go through a timeline of the significant moments in the history of space travel, starting way back in the 1940s...

2017-07-17T13:39:38+00:00 Categories: History, Space, Transportation|

The History of Driverless Cars

Driverless cars really do belong in what I imagine as the world of the future, alongside robot butlers and a Windows Operating System that doesn’t crash. But how close are we to driverless cars? Well, here's a look at the history so far...

2017-06-23T14:28:07+00:00 Categories: Technology, Transportation|Tags: |

15 Fun Facts About Drones

From a tech point of view, drones or UAV's are a wonderful idea - a perfect example of technological advancement. Nowadays a drone can be picked up for under $50 in most toy stores. Here we’re going to look at 15 fun facts about drones.

2017-03-03T16:33:23+00:00 Categories: Technology, Transportation|Tags: |

How Does The Internal Combustion Engine Work?

The internal combustion engine, or ICE, is a seriously impressive piece of engineering. It generates motive power by the burning of fuel and air inside the engine to push pistons. But how do these engines actually work? Find out here!

2017-01-20T14:52:58+00:00 Categories: Transportation|

15 Facts About The VW Campervan

Ah the Volkswagen Campervan, from the T1 and the famous T2 through to the newest T6, this beautiful piece of machinery is up there alongside the great and most famous VW’s ever, including the Beetle. Here we’re going to look at 15 facts about this icon of motoring and camping.

2016-10-24T12:12:48+00:00 Categories: Transportation|Tags: |

The World’s Fastest Vehicles

We've always pushed vehicles to go faster, more efficiently and for less money, but what's the fastest we can buy? Here we’re going to look at 5 of the fastest vehicles in the world, one from each major form of transportation.

2016-10-24T12:12:52+00:00 Categories: Transportation|Tags: |