U.S No Longer Reigns Supreme in Car Culture PDF Print E-mail
Post by Max Fisher/The Atlantic   
Sunday, 26 August 2012 16:00

Discard your stereotypes: people in the U.S. own fewer passenger vehicles on average than in almost all other developed nations.

Americans love cars. We pioneered their mass production, designed iconic autos from the Model T to the Deville to the Corvette, and are a major exporter as well as importer. It's practically a part of the American national identity. But it turns out, according to a new paper from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on worldwide car usage, that American per capita car ownership rates are actually among the lowest in the developed world.

Source article at The Atlantic.


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