• Warum sind SUVs so beliebt? Symbolbild: SUV-Autohaus
    Climate Crisis,  Traffic

    Why are SUVs so damn popular?

    For quite a while, SUVs break one sales record after another. A type of vehicle that does not seem to fit in our time at all. Compact, fuel-efficient cars are out of fashion. But why are SUVs so damn popular? Why in heaven’s name people all over the world are buying ever larger cars with ever stronger (and thirstier) engines, when many roads are already congested and parking is scarce? And how does that fit in with the insight that we need to massively reduce our CO2 emissions to save our climate? It would be easy to run SUV bashing for a complete blog article. But confrontation and demarcation does…