Distant Peak Car

Young people in rich countries are losing the passion for cars. But old people are used to them, and won’t give them up. The result: “A one-off shift in the timing of people’s driving careers, so that they start later but then continue well into old age”. But it’s too soon to call “peak car”. Young people may change their minds if self-driving cars bring falling insurance rates and freedom from driving lessons (Metered paywall) (785 words)

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