Car Usage in the United States Falls for the First Time in Decades

America’s century-long love affair with the automobile may be coming to an end, as the number of cars on the road shrank in 2009.



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U.S. car usage is still massive, with 246 million motor vehicles in use — but that number is declining.
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Car chart epi1
U.S. car usage is still massive, with 246 million motor vehicles in use — but that number is declining.
EARTH POLICY INSTITUTE
Car fleet
U.S. car usage is still massive, with 246 million motor vehicles in use — but that number is declining.
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U.S. car usage is still massive, with 246 million motor vehicles in use — but that number is declining.
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