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 20 th century, America's love affair with the auto went unchallenged. gasoline costs have been stored low, ever extra roads and highways equipped and maintained, and this year's version continually regarded a bit larger than final year's. Then, in quite brief order, fuel jumped to $4 a gallon, the housing bubble imploded and the present financial obstacle was once upon us. by surprise, automobile proprietors had cause to query what's on normal, their largest loved ones rate. Carjacked will get into the beef of America's obsession with autos and explodes delusion after fable alongside the best way. whereas the automobile's contribution to worldwide warming and the consequences of risky gasoline costs are is celebrated, the issues american citizens face each day as a result of their vehicles are even more common and but less recognized - from the impressive $14,000 in line with 12 months that the typical automobile expenditures to possess to the uptick of incidences of weight problems and bronchial asthma that automobile possession doubtless explanations to the greater than 6 million automobile injuries a 12 months at a price of $230 billion. Carjacked sheds new gentle at the complicated influence of the car on American society and exhibits us the best way to enhance a brand new and more healthy relationship with vehicles, a dating that's either more cost-effective and greener.

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