Cars today have undergone so many changes since the advent of the modern car in 1886. They are a lot more refined in terms of both looks and performance compared to the archaic cars that ruled the roads during the early 1900s. They are smoother, easier to drive, and pack a lot more power and creature comforts. Although they have a lot more uses today, their primary purpose has remained the same through all these years – to transport people. Modern cars also serve as a multi-media device, a status symbol, and for some, even a home. Simply put, new cars are built primarily for comfort and convenience. Automobiles are now manufactured in many countries around the world including the US, Japan, Germany, Great Britain, India, and China, among many others.