April 2, 2006
The New York Times has its heart in the right place, we suppose. The Grey Lady’s latest in-depther on the auto world tackles the hugely important issue of — emissions? Global warming? No, of sleeping in your car. The Times is making the thin assertion that because housing prices are so high, people are turning to living in their cars. “Experts believe it is a growing trend,” the paper says, offering no data. The big challenge, other than finding movie-star parking in front of the YMCA and in evading arrest for vagrancy, probably is living with the term coined by the paper to describe these folks: “mobile homeless.” You can read it in the Times before it’s actually proven to be a real phenomenon by clicking here.
The Car ConnectionSee the winners »
The Car Connection
The Car Connection Daily Headlines