The Life and Times of the Great American Automobile
The revved-up extravaganza known as the North American International Car Show took over Detroit last week. There were the usual attractions – concept cars and the latest version of the once-mighty Stingray; hype around electric cars seems to have short-circuited and now it’s back to the future with diesel engines.
Inescapably, the backdrop to the whole thing was the continuing evaporation of Detroit – the city that cars built – a portent perhaps of the fate of the automobile itself. (read the full article by Sustainable Calgary’s Noel Keough in Fast Forward Weekly by clicking here)