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'Peak Car' Is Real 'Peak Car' Is Real

The way we think of car driving is that it’s bad for the environment but good for people and the economy, but a recent study suggests that as some point we hit “peak car,” and that the economy can actually grow after we hit it.

The Real Reason Why Automakers Want The Police To Use Their Cars The Real Reason Why Automakers Want The Police To Use Their Cars

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that’s actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn’t your time more important?

Americans Drove 3 Trillion Miles Last Year, Prove 'Peak Car' Was Hype Americans Drove 3 Trillion Miles Last Year, Prove 'Peak Car' Was Hype

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that’s actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn’t your time more important?

Why Traffic Will Only Get Worse Even Though We're Driving Less Why Traffic Will Only Get Worse Even Though We're Driving Less

Hopefully, you didn't spend your Labor Day weekend trapped in bumper-to-bumper traffic, but if you did, a new study indicates that may be something you'll have to get used to. America's traffic is only getting worse, even though we're driving less. Here's why.

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How Long Before America Hits 'Peak Car' For Real? How Long Before America Hits 'Peak Car' For Real?

Economists, scientists and titans of industry often talk about "peak oil," the idea that one day we'll reach a point where oil supplies begin to decrease and will never rise again. But what about "peak car"? A new study argues that while the peak in cars on U.S. roads may be temporary, the peak in the number of cars…

We May Have Already Hit 'Peak Car,' And That Means We Are All Doomed We May Have Already Hit 'Peak Car,' And That Means We Are All Doomed

Have we hit "Peak Car" without even noticing? And is that really a bad thing? It might be if we lose automakers to things that make appliances with four wheels.

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