Every machine breaks down when it is used for too long, and cars are no different. When you drive a car for a very long time, one or more of its parts will wear out. This is why cars need to have regular inspections and have their different parts changed at different, set times. With thorough inspections, and by changing your car's old parts for new ones, your car can continue to drive normally. So if you take care of your car, you can drive it for many, many years.