Depending on who you believe the motor car was invented in German by Beinz. It took precisely 4 minutes before it was driven into a wall. At that point Beinz probably thought “I need to put this somewhere”. He probably did not envisage a unit full of garage shelving but if he did then https://www.garage-shelving.co.uk/ would be the perfect place to start.
We now see the car as a vital part of our lives. It is transport and a lifeline between family’s. It gets us to work and it saves our lives in the shape of Fire engines and Ambulances. It transports our food it is a standard part of the economic food chain. In the early noughties there was a blockade of the fuel refineries. There was no petrol to be had and the country basically fell apart. People had to use the bus. It was a nightmare. It also illustrated how desperately worrying our reliance on fuel and cars is. The rise of the electric car is where the future seems to be going but the development of such cars is still expensive, and they are not cheap to purchase. Alternatively, how many times do you see these charging points being used at the car park and shopping centre. Yeah, thought so always empty. This will change through the years. We shall see more of these cars being made as our fuel supply declines and we are forced to seek alternatives.
The other question we need to answer is where are the cars all going to go? There are 25 million cars, the licensed ones at least on the road in Britain alone. As we have a population of 60 million it is amazing to thin that almost half the population has a at least one car. More are being produced, again the car manufacturing industry is paramount to the economy, but 1 million are scrapped every year. It’s quite easy to scrap a car and the metal can easily be sued again but are we reaching a point where there will be to many cars and not enough road? At what point do you build so many roads that you’ve destroyed where you want to get to. Whether we like it or not the day will come when we will have to look at public transport again as our main means of getting around, if only to work. The car will be used primarily for leisure and getting to attractions rather than work as we start to cut back. You only have to look at the rising cost of fuel to see that people will be priced out of the car market. Especially when I was paying seventy five once twelve years ago a litre as opposed to one pound fourteen now. Cars, with petrol or diesel may not be the future.