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At first blush, the dire message served up by author Robbie Kellman Baxter sounds an alarming note.
In a press release provocatively titled ‘Is Car Ownership Becoming Obsolete?’ Baxter warns, “People who 10 years ago couldn’t imagine not owning a car now find that today it’s a very viable option. The way consumers view car ownership is shifting dramatically.”