NY Times: Industry Fears U.S. May Quit New Car Habit
Americans’ desire — and need — for new cars may be cooling. “Something had to change,” he added. “You just can’t keep going with that many cars.”Lifestyles have changed, too. As many people move back to cities from suburbs, they are swapping three-car garages for a single parking space. Public transit use is up.“Too many people are looking at alternatives,” said Scott Griffith, chief executive of Zipcar, the national car-sharing company that has more than 300,000 members, up from about 200,000 a year ago.
Ny Times story: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/31/business/31car.html?hpw
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