> You're right, Mike. The auto age is approaching its twilight.
I've read that prediction a lot here and don't understand it. Is that
statement based on the fact that there is increasing ivolvement of people
trying to shake the system at the grass roots level or is that statement
based on the prediction of oil depletion? With the automobile based
infrastructure constantly being expanded here in the U.S. I doubt that oil
depletion alone will be responsible for the twilight of the auto age.
Certainly the availability of dirt cheap oil to the U.S. is fast approaching
but that alone will likely not end addiction to the automobile. Like any
addict we will deny the real problem and continue to try and control an
insidious and cunning foe. Perhaps a change to smaller and slower vehicles
will result in some good but our lives will still revolve around the