Cars are what make the world go ‘round. Both makers of cars and drivers of them are located everywhere, in just about every country. Read on to learn more about where the most cars are used and who makes the most vehicles in the world.
It might surprise you to know that the largest countries, like China and Russia, have the fewest number of vehicles per 100 people. These countries, as well as Turkey, Iran, Mexico, Brazil, most of South America and parts of Africa, have only 1 to 150 cars per 100 people. Many of these are third world countries where transportation, at least via personal car, is not a priority.
The cost of your vehicle may not end up being the most expensive cost you have. Depending on what kind of car you drive, fuel may end up costing nearly as much as the car! Here’s a look at some of the best and worst cars in terms of cost of fuel.
These costs are annual, and based on a driver traveling 15,000 miles a year (55% in the city and 45% on a highway). It also assumes that gas costs $2.67 per gallon.
It has been revealed that over 11,000 jobs are to be cut across Europe, 1,400 of those are in the UK. These cuts are happening after Magna, the Canadian-based spare parts venture, agreed to take over Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors.
Magna’s restructuring of Opel is yet another sign that Europe’s auto industry is flagging in the face of the recession, despite the spate of ‘cash incentives’ offered to consumers to buy new cars.