The amount of time that people spend on travel has been consistent at 1,1 hours per person per day in all societies.
Electric cars were introduced in 1896 and by the end of the century almost 50% of motorcars worldwide were electric.
The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.
Nuclear ships are basically steamships and driven by steam turbines. The reactor just develops heat to boil the water.
Mercedes Benz cars are named after Mercedes Jellinek.