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Greene 2 (1:03)
Topic(s): Auto Industry / Car Culture
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We're approaching a billion motor vehicles, worldwide And in this country we have more light duty vehicles than we have drivers, so it's an enormous transportation system. We produce about 4 trillion passenger miles of travel every year with our transportation system. It's enough to take each human being in the United States around the world once every 18 months. Just fantastic. And we consume more than 6,000 gallons of fuel every second. So I think this gives you a sense of the scale. In terms of the scale relative to our resources, a quarter of all the petroleum ever consumed in the history of the world was consumed in the last 10 years, so we are consuming at an accelerating rate.

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