Vehicle Ownership

September 27, 2012, 9am PDT
Consultant predicts a 275% increase in car ownership by 2025.
The Jakarta Post
Blog post
August 23, 2012, 12pm PDT

Last week the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace published a report, In Search of the Global Middle Class: A New Index, by researcher Uri Dadush, which uses car ownership rates as an indication of the size of a country's middle class, defined as a household that can purchase non-essential goods. The results are summarized in the figure below, which were reported in an Atlantic Monthly column, It's Official: Western Europeans Have More Cars Per Person Than Americans by Max Fisher, and

Todd Litman
March 14, 2011, 9am PDT

Historic Massachusetts towns have reached a new milestone -- the number of vehicles on the road have outnumbered the population of people.

Ann Sussman