Since the turn of the last century, Americans have been in love with their cars. They have given us a great deal of independence and allowed all of us to travel the four corners of the country while living further away from our jobs. The honeymoon ended in the 1970s and ‘80s with oil embargoes, and the fear of pollution resulting from the carbon monoxide emissions from cars powered by internal combustion engines. More recently, the recession and the cost per gallon of gasoline has encouraged us to focus on new forms of transportation — electric and hybrid cars.
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