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Amongst the other inaccuracies in this article, catalytic converters do NOT reduce carbon in the air. not even close. Where did your writer get such a crazy idea??
catalytic converters make nitrogen molecules out of nitric acid and those ingredients by splitting away the Oxygen and they oxidize the POISON CO, carbon monoxide, to make carbon dioxide, CO2, a pollutant but not a poison.
Why would you write a car article with such strange errors related to generally known automotive information?
"as early as 1899, Clyde J. Coleman applied for US Patent 745,157 for an electric automobile self-starter" (wikipedia) (and what about Bendix that made the starters effective?)
Your article about the car air-conditioner doesn't match the advertisement about Packard's being "in front of the firewall". Your writer said it was in the trunk.
Please, could you get a car person to write a car article?
No wonder your articles push really ugly European brands as "the best", you don't know cars nor the really simple "everybody knows that!" information on them.
Here's one...do you know WHY the Model T was BLACK in production models except the earliest? Because India Black paint was the FASTEST drying paint and other colors were too slow for the production line.
No mention of Chrysler?
First four door sedan (1919)
First full front seat (1921)
Windshield cleaner (hand-operated, 1921)
Industry first all steel coupe body (1922)
First electronic ignition system (1976)