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Zipcar survey says younger drivers more dependent on phones than cars

by Danny King (RSS feed) on Mar 1st, 2013 at 8:00AM

It's not exactly a surprise, but that hipster on the barstool over there will be more miffed if you take his iPhone or laptop than his car. That is, if he owns a car at all. That's the gist of a survey released by carsharing leader Zipcar, which says young people between 18- and 34-years-old are more likely to be disrupted by the loss of their phone or computer than their car. Many of those surveyed indicated that they often use smartphone apps to reduce driving, either by finding public-transportation methods or communicating with friends virtually rather than in person. Details are in... Read More

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