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The Bagger 288 is the largest land vehicle ever, standing nearly one hundred metres tall, and measuring nearly 220 metres end to end. The Bagger 288 is used for mining, and can move 240,000 tons of material every day.
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The average American spends about 38 hours a year stuck in traffic.

The vehicle with the highest mileage covered a total of 2,850,000 miles (4,586,630 km).

It costs US$8,876 per year to own and maintain an average car in the U.S. That’s US$443,800 in 50 years.

Sweden’s Volvo made the three-point seatbelt design patent open and available to other car manufacturers for free, in the interest of safety. It saves one life every 6 minutes.

In 1900, 40% of American cars were powered by steam, 38% by electricity, and 22% by gasoline.

The average Bugatti customer has about 84 cars, 3 jets and one yacht.

Highway Hypnosis is the sensation of having no recollection of your drive to work or school (autopilot).

Americans wasted US$2 billion in 2015 putting premium gasoline into cars that don’t need it.

Teens that text and drive spend approximately 10% of that time outside of their lane.