How rising gas prices affect the auto industry
Believe it or not, it isn't just your wallet that's been hurting …
Since 2009, when the likes of GM and Chrysler received billions in government bailouts, it's been tough to sell the buying public on sympathising with big auto companies.
But as consumers get thrashed at the pumps, $1.30 per litre or more at a time, it isn't just drivers' pockets affected by rising gas prices. Here are 10 ways - from a jump in hybrids to the wiping out of gas-guzzling brands altogether - soaring fuel costs also shape the auto industry.
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A 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake sold for $1.3 million. Do you think classic cars were made better than modern rides?
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- Yes, the quality of cars from the 1960s and '70s is the best
- No, modern technology makes cars better today
- Maybe, it's hard to say since most Canadians get a new car every 10 years