Carjacked: The Culture of the Automobile and Its Effect on by Catherine Lutz, Anne Lutz Fernandez

By Catherine Lutz, Anne Lutz Fernandez

For many of the 20th century, America's love affair with the auto went unchallenged. gasoline costs have been stored low, ever extra roads and highways outfitted and maintained, and this year's version continually appeared a bit larger than final year's. Then, in particularly brief order, gasoline jumped to $4 a gallon, the housing bubble imploded and the present financial difficulty was once upon us. all at once, vehicle vendors had cause to query what's on general, their largest loved ones price. Carjacked will get into the beef of America's obsession with autos and explodes delusion after fantasy alongside the best way. whereas the automobile's contribution to international warming and the results of risky gasoline costs are is well known, the issues americans face each day as a result of their vehicles are even more common and but less identified - from the staggering $14,000 in keeping with yr that the common vehicle expenditures to possess to the uptick of incidences of weight problems and bronchial asthma that motor vehicle possession probably explanations to the greater than 6 million motor vehicle injuries a 12 months at a price of $230 billion. Carjacked sheds new gentle at the complicated influence of the auto on American society and indicates us the way to improve a brand new and fitter relationship with vehicles, a dating that's either more cost-effective and greener.

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