Annals of Motordom – 67: Sun cartoon … Driving Uncool … Generation Neutral?

Interesting. Cars used to be so cool. Now not so much.
At least not so much with young millennials, and they should know.

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From page 4 of The Sun, October 17 1960:


Thanks to David Banks.


It’s not just that cars have become less affordable for cash-strapped young adults, it’s also that, well, driving simply doesn’t seem as cool as it once was.

More than a third of young adults who don’t drive say they are too busy to get a driver’s license, and more than a fifth don’t plan to ever learn to drive, according to a new study released Wednesday by the University of Michigan.

In a survey of 618 adults under 40 years old who don’t have a driver’s license, the university’s Transportation Research Institute reaffirmed a 2010 study and found that the allure of driving has…

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