The total number of cars around the world exceeded the billion-unit mark in 2010, according to a study by Wards Auto. This figure has essentially doubled since 1986 when the 500-million-unit mark was crossed.
Aug 26, 2011 AutoBlog
The United States has been the largest market for automobile sales since the advent of the Model T. But in 2009, China's demand jumped a whopping 46 percent over the year before, as the American market slumped.
Jan 11, 2010 Bloomberg.com
The New York Times Automobiles Section discusses the growing population of Americans living car-free.
Oct 22, 2009 The New York Times
A study conducted by J.D.Power and Associates shows that young people are leading a shift in perception about desire for cars.
Oct 9, 2009 Los Angeles Times
<p>Small car sales, especially hybrids and subcompacts, are jumping while pickups and SUV sales plummet, contributing to a reduction in gas consumption. The $3.50 gallon mark may have been key to influencing vehicle selection as well as driver behavior.</p>
May 5, 2008 The New York Times