Millennials Can't Afford Cars, and Are Fine With That

They have less disposable income and better things to dispose it on.

Thanks, but no thanks.

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Young Americans are no longer all that interested in automobiles, the Washington Post's Marc Fisher wrote in a big article over the weekend. The smartphone has replaced the car in their affections; they now connect with friends over social media instead of at the drive-in. And so on.

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