Types of vehicles
Land vehicles that are powered by an engine or motor are called motor vehicles.
Air and space vehicles
Vehicles can be propelled by various sources of energy.
- Human muscles. Examples are bicycles and skateboards.
- Engines. Examples are automobiles, ships, and aeroplanes.
- Electricity. Examples are many passenger trains.
- Animals. Examples are carts and chariots.
- Wind. Examples are sailboats and iceboats.
- Some vehicles have no propulsion power. Examples are gliders and balloons.
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Buses are a common form of vehicles used for public transport.
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