Archive for July 13th, 2010

Automobiles and the Environment

Many people would agree that in today’s society vehicles have become a necessity (especially in areas without mass transit). Although owning a vehicle may not be an option, choosing the type of vehicle you own is fairly up to you. Some people prefer the spaciousness and sense of safety that SUV’s provide, while others appreciate the comfort of a luxury sedan. Whatever you choose to drive, automobiles produce emissions. But just how much damage to the environment is actually caused by the vehicles we drive?  This graphic provided by AutoBlog Green make the facts easy to understand.

  What do you do to minimize your vehicles impact on the environment? Think about your next automobile purchase…would you consider a hybrid or electric vehicle?