Why Americans Are Driving Less

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Do you see fewer Clarksville cars parked in driveways nowadays? There is an explanation. According to the American Automobile Association, the American love affair with the automobile (including cars in clarksville tn) is strong, but not as strong as it was, say, 15 years ago. Nationwide, nearly one half million fewer people traveled by car during the July 4th weekend this year compared with last year, and in fact, the number of registered cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans has decreased since the beginning of the Great Recession, which was in 2007. There is another interesting contributor to the dwindling number of drivers. According to a Gallup poll, only 69 percent of American drivers say they love to drive compared with 79 percent in 1991. Even mo (more…)
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Get Your Motor Running, Head Out on the Highway

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Car sales for risen in the past year. And they are much more diverse than they were in 1916, when more than half of all the cars in the world were Ford Model T's. Still, the car has a rich and complex history. The Duryea brothers formed the first American automobile company in 1893 and by 1923, 173 of the new devices for cars had been designed by women. These included the carburetor and electric engine starter. Today, people may be less familiar with cars, but over 90 percent claim that they sing when they are driving. Nashville Chevrolet dealers can get people into the cars that they want. And there are plenty of places to buy a new car in the South. Need a Tennessee Buick? A Nashville gmc?…
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