Americans' Changing Relationship With Cars

A car2go employee shows how members can use a smartphone or iPad app to locate and reserve car2go vehicles in Washington, DC. In 2012, car2go offered the first free-floating car-sharing service in Washington and Portland, Oregon. - Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

A car2go employee shows how members can use a smartphone or iPad app to locate and reserve car2go vehicles in Washington, DC. In 2012, car2go offered the first free-floating car-sharing service in Washington and Portland, Oregon.

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Americans' Changing Relationship With Cars

New car sales in the U.S. are at their highest level in eight years, but technology is changing Americans’ relationship with automobiles. Diane and her guests discuss the latest trends in driving and car-buying.

New car sales in the U.S. are at their highest level in eight years, but technology is changing Americans’ relationship with automobiles. Diane and her guests discuss the latest trends in driving and car-buying.

Guests

Micheline Maynard

director, Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, Arizona State University; former Detroit bureau chief for The New York Times; author of the ebook, "Curbing Cars: America's Independence From The Auto Industry."

Emily Badger

covers urban policy for The Washington Post's Wonkblog.

Bill Visnic

senior editor, Edmunds AutoObserver.com

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