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According to Research Gen Y Wants Green and Fuel Efficient Vehicles

fuel efficient vehiclesWhen it comes to the environment, pretty much everybody is concerned with making sure they can do whatever is in their power to conserve and protect it. It’s become apparent that we haven’t really done the best job at taking good care of the environment over the course of the last several decades. Of course, we’ve given ourselves a lot of technological developments over the course of that time period. The iPhone and iPad are wonderful things, but we’re also beginning to become keenly aware that we must really make sure we’re doing everything we can to offset our impactful habits. We’ve become an increasingly consumer-driven society, and this has been shown in a lot of ways. Thankfully, though, we’re starting to pay more attention to the planet, and are doing everything we can to figure out how we’re going to take care of it. A new study has confirmed this, by sharing with the world some decidedly positive news about young drivers.

Individuals and corporations alike are trying to figure out how we can all go about lessening our environmental impact. No matter what it is you do, there’s probably a way to reduce the impact that you have upon the environment as you go about your day-to-day life. Thanks to modern technology, most of us have solutions to this problem, and have been able to figure out a way to seriously cut down on how much we affect the planet’s ecosystem.

One of the best developments that we’ve seen when it comes to modern-day environmentalism is the creation of the modern hybrid car. By creating special engines that rely on a combination of gas and electricity for power, hybrid car manufacturers have been able to develop automobiles that run with little to no emissions. What’s great is that a new study shows that younger car buyers are increasingly concerned with this sort of thing.

A few decades ago, most young people were interested in owning a car because doing so represented a pretty serious status symbol. This was very characteristic of the Reagan era, however. We live in a different time now, and the car is seen more as a symbol of independence, rather than status. Not only this, but younger drivers are more interested in cars that can reduce their environmental impacts. Cars aren’t wanted because they are flashy anymore.

The study shows that young people are getting more and more concerned about the state of the environment. The rise of sites like can show that many of us are looking for ways that we can be seriously helping out the planet. If you’re interested in doing your part, you can check out that link for some great inspiration. In the meantime, you can definitely think about joining the increasing number of young drivers that are showing their support for a greener future by making sure to drive more environmentally-friendly cars.

Clay Miller
the authorClay Miller
I am the creator/writer of and I'm an advocate for oceans, beaches, state parks. I enjoy all things outdoors (e.g. running, golf, gardening, hiking, etc.) I am a graduate of the University of Kentucky (Go Wildcats!!). I'm also a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers. I was born and raised in the beautiful state of Kentucky.

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