quote: America just seems to be obsessed with large vehicles. Maybe it’s our expanding waistlines, image consciousness or our "You can't tell me what to do, so I'm gonna buy whatever I want" mentality that persuades people to transport junior in a Suburban, go grocery shopping with a Tundra CrewMax or take Fido to the get his yearly shot in an Escalade EXT.
quote: Second of all, wagons are not "equally as versatile", especially for anyone who occasionally needs to tow something, or travel on rough roads.
quote:These "electric robot wheels" as they are called, would allow the City Car to be collapsible, stackable, and spin on a dime for sideways movement and easier parking, according to Lark. "So you really treat this like a Lego brick you snap onto a cabin," said Lark.
quote: America just seems to be obsessed with large vehicles.
quote: the SUV boom of the 90's wasn't out of necessity, it was out of being popular and "hip" to everyone else.
quote: And I've always been amazed at how Europeans can manage with significantly smaller vehicles while we just don't seem to "get it." Part of it is b/c of high fuel prices, but they are still far ahead of the curve when it comes to downsizing vehicles.
quote: I wasn't aware that I couldn't express my OPINION in my own blog ;)
quote: Yeah... I'd like to see me and my 6'5" 215lb body fitting into one of those with my bad back...