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By Catherine Lutz, Anne Lutz Fernandez

ISBN-10: 0230618138

ISBN-13: 9780230618138

For many of the 20th century, America's love affair with the automobile went unchallenged. fuel costs have been stored low, ever extra roads and highways equipped and maintained, and this year's version continuously seemed a bit larger than final year's. Then, in particularly brief order, fuel jumped to $4 a gallon, the housing bubble imploded and the present fiscal concern used to be upon us. by surprise, motor vehicle vendors had cause to question what's on usual, their largest family cost. Carjacked will get into the beef of America's obsession with automobiles and explodes fantasy after delusion alongside the best way. whereas the automobile's contribution to international warming and the results of risky fuel costs are is well known, the issues american citizens face on a daily basis due to their vehicles are even more common and but less recognized - from the wonderful $14,000 in step with yr that the common automobile expenses to possess to the uptick of incidences of weight problems and bronchial asthma that vehicle possession doubtless factors to the greater than 6 million automobile injuries a yr at a value of $230 billion. Carjacked sheds new mild at the complicated influence of the car on American society and exhibits us tips on how to strengthen a brand new and more healthy relationship with vehicles, a courting that's either more affordable and greener.

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