29 Mar '12, 6pm

80 Million Vehicles Built Globally Last Year--A New Record

More cars means more environmental impact? Only if there were actually extra fossil fuels available for those extra cars I would think. Fact is though that oil production seems to have hit a ceiling and has been more or less constant for the past 5 years and according to many is unlikely to see substantial further growth in the future, AKA peak oil. So more cars in China just means less oil burnt in other countries, which is ensured by the current (and future!) sky high oil prices.

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1074667_80-million-ve...

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