A Brief Note On Economy And Environment Of The Automobile

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The Econonmental (Economy & Environment) Analysis of the Automobile If someone were to ask you “when you step outside what are some of the things you see? your response 9.9 times out of 10 will likely mention a car which is normal in today’s world. As of the 20th century, automobiles have shaped the world from collectors’ items, to racing, and the most common: transportation. As some of the older generations may recall cars weren 't always the norm. In fact according to ausbcomp (a website on history) most people who drove cars were wealthy or drivers of someone wealthy when they were first created. This would eventually change of course but with change came controversy as automobile became more accessible to the common American. These controversies consisted more of features affiliated with the automobile rather than the automobile as a whole. With people against rising gas prices or health concerns (most Americans) and people in support (those benefiting from it). Environmental activist Josh Fox stated “The problem is that everywhere the gas drilling industry goes, a trail of water contamination, air pollution, health concerns and betrayal of basic American civic is found” The discussion on automobiles have led to countless rants on what automobiles are doing to our pockets and health. Despite this, numbers have shown automotive industries such as Ford to be growing in revenue every year and is projected to double in the years to come (USAtoday). Biologist Barry
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