Generation Y: Bad News for Car Manufacturers/Good News for Planet Earth

Interesting story on Yahoo tonight. The title says it all: So-called Generation Y folks (age 21-30) are buying fewer cars and driving them less than previous generations.

So maybe there's some hope for this planet, after all.

I must be Gen Y even at my

I must be Gen Y even at my middle age. I've owned four cars in 20 years (and own two now), have commuted to work by bus and train on and off for a while, and don't think cars are "cool."

My next vehicle? Maybe a rugged bicycle made in the USA?