The new car technology is facilitating improvements in fuel efficiency and production. Also, it is encouraging users to drive sustainable and change their way of using and thinking about cars. In the year 2013, the production of cars stood at 65 million. This is according to the report released by OICA, (International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers). The report also talks about the climate change, pollution, and health implications.
Manufacturing of cars in India and China is booming as the European production stagnates. This is attributed to the new affluence of the middle-class embracing cars as a symbol of material success. It is estimated that by April 2014, there are over 830 million cars in use. This has forced most governments in developed countries to impose stringent pollution standards on the new cars.