When did most of America own cars?
Did they have cars in 1922?
In 1900 a car, then hand-made, cost over $1,000. Henry Ford’s original Model-T, introduced in 1908, cost $850, but by 1924 only $265: he was using an assembly line, and, in virtuous circle, was also selling far more cars. Over the century, the real price of a car fell by 50%.
What vehicle was created in 1900?
Total number of registered vehicles per state
When did owning a car become common?
American households own a car, and most Americans get to work by car (85 percent). It wasn’t always this way, nor is it likely to stay this way. Until World War II and into the late 1940s, many Americans did not own cars.