European Millennials will flock to electric cars (if survey results hold true)

European Millennials will flock to electric cars (if survey results hold true)

Perhaps an even greater challenge than getting today's car buyers to switch to electric cars is predicting the rates of adoption among those who have yet to buy their first car. But attracting younger buyers will be crucial for the mass adoption of electric cars in future years. A new survey offers... read more

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2016 Scion iM  -  live photos, 2015 NY Auto Show

Why Toyota’s Scion Brand Isn’t Planning A Hybrid Or Electric Car Anytime Soon

Toyota’s Scion small-car brand has been called a laboratory; and it seems like the perfect testbed for new plug-in hybrid or full electric-car products. Yet you... read more April 9, 2015 by

2015 Ford Fiesta

Future Buyers Of Gen Z Prefer Cars To Trucks; Fuel Economy Is Key

Last year saw a significant increase in the sales of SUVs and crossover utilities, but the next generation of car buyers may be on the verge of reversing that trend. While... read more March 2, 2015 by

George Matick Chevrolet, Redford, Michigan

Why New Car Sales Won't Set Records: Lots Of Little Reasons, Says Economist

Stricter fuel-economy standards will gradually reduce the environmental impact of cars, but what if people just stopped buying them? New-car sales haven't yet recovered to... read more January 28, 2015 by

Minneapolis, by Flickr user Dustin Gaffke (Used under CC License)

Millennials Own Fewer Cars, Seek Other Ways To Get Around: Report

Instead of switching to more-efficient cars, what would happen if a large number of people simply gave up driving altogether? That seems to be what many Millennials--the... read more December 28, 2014 by

1931 Studebaker commemorating U.S. Route 66 in Arizona (via user Finetooth on Wikimedia)

Oh, By The Way? The Era Of The Private Car Is Over

As a reader of this blog -- a blog about cars -- chances are good that you own a car yourself. That's not unusual: today, many Americans depend on automobiles to get to work... read more March 18, 2013 by 19

Zipcar-funded study on Millennials and technology, February 2013

Zipcar Says 72% Of Young Americans Don't Care Much About Owning A Car

Here's what we know about Millennials and their love/hate relationship with cars: In America, many folks born in the 1980s and 1990s grew up in wired homes and schools. When... read more March 4, 2013 by 5

2013 Ford Fiesta ST

New Cars Must Be Green, Say Young Buyers In Study

Read between the lines, and it isn't surprising that large carmakers are starting to get more involved with car sharing schemes and similar. They're essentially preparing for... read more January 21, 2013 by 5

Lindsay Lohan in Herbie: Fully Loaded

Young Buyers Like Small Cars, Don't Care About Fuel Economy

Statistics are curious and often contradictory things. That's doubly so when they reveal shopping habits, because shoppers are curious and contradictory creatures. For... read more September 21, 2012 by 4


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