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Vehicles are non-living means of transportation. They are most often man-made (e.g. bicycles, cars, motorcycles, trains, ships, and aircraft), although some other means of transportation which are not made by man can also be called vehicles; examples include icebergs and floating tree trunks.
[[Image:NFVehicles.jpg|thumb|right|Northern Faction Vehicles]]
 
[[Image:BEVehicles.JPG|thumb|right|Brenodi Empire Vehicles]]
 
  
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Vehicles may be propelled by animals, e.g. a chariot or an ox-cart. However, animals on their own, though used as a means of transportation, are not called vehicles. This includes humans carrying another human, for example a child or a disabled person.
  
One of the unique features of Empires Mod is a wide variety of vehicles. There are a number of different chassis you may construct and [[Vehicle_customization|customize]] at a [[Vehicle Factory]]. New weapons and technologies can be added to your [[Factions|faction's]] units to make them more powerful and versatile. Take your unit out and blow things up, then return to your faction's [[Repair Station]] for fixes. Friendly [[Armory|armories]] and [[Engineer|engineers]] can also assist in reloading and repairing your fighting machine.
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Vehicles that do not travel on land are often called crafts, such as watercraft, sailcraft, aircraft, hovercraft and spacecraft
  
{{Note|You can damage and even destroy your own vehicle if you fire your weapon too close at a nearby obstruction. Watch your fire!}}
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Most land vehicles have wheels. Please see the wheel article for examples of vehicles with and without wheels.
  
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Movement without the help of a vehicle or an animal is called locomotion. The word vehicle itself comes from the Latin vehiculum.
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[[Category:Vehicles|Vehicles]]
 

Revision as of 05:20, 9 February 2007

Vehicles are non-living means of transportation. They are most often man-made (e.g. bicycles, cars, motorcycles, trains, ships, and aircraft), although some other means of transportation which are not made by man can also be called vehicles; examples include icebergs and floating tree trunks.

Vehicles may be propelled by animals, e.g. a chariot or an ox-cart. However, animals on their own, though used as a means of transportation, are not called vehicles. This includes humans carrying another human, for example a child or a disabled person.

Vehicles that do not travel on land are often called crafts, such as watercraft, sailcraft, aircraft, hovercraft and spacecraft

Most land vehicles have wheels. Please see the wheel article for examples of vehicles with and without wheels.

Movement without the help of a vehicle or an animal is called locomotion. The word vehicle itself comes from the Latin vehiculum.