The Connection Between Gas Prices and Car Choice, Explained

The cartoon strip 'This Modern World' looks at how gas prices have influenced motorists' selection of motor vehicles in the United States - from the 1970's to 'five minutes from now'.

Is motor vehicle selection influenced by gas prices? Tom Tomorrow, illustrator of "This Modern World", detects a pattern since the first oil spikes of the 1970s, but signals a cautionary note should today's high prices end, even momentarily.

Thanks to Mike Keenly

Full Story: A brief history of gasoline consumption in America.


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