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...uitous four-wheel-drive sports utility vehicles produced and marketed by automakers worldwide” (Bailey). If it weren’t for the need of technological advancements, we probably wouldn’t have half the cars we have available for us in today’s society. The need for an off-roading vehicle (the jeep) inadvertently led to the development of other strong, tough, and durable automobiles that we see on the roads today.
During the wars, all car companies basically stopped production and focused efforts on producing anything and everything the soldiers needed for war. From bullets to tanks, car company factories did everything they could to help their boys out over seas. But, even before the war, and even before, “the automobile, people both lived in the city and worked in the city, or lived in the country and worked on a farm” (The Impact of the Automobile on the 20th Century).
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