How cars make space for mindfulness
20 Nov 2020
How cars make space for mindfulness

With COVID-19 creating concerns around using public transport, people are taking comfort in the safety offered by their cars. Offering a reliable way not just to travel, but also to socialize, relax, explore, and take part in fun activities, the car’s role in everyday life is changing.

Peter Norton

Peter Norton is an associate professor of history in the Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia, where he teaches the history of technology, social dimensions of engineering, research, and professional ethics. He is also the author of Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City.

Wendy McMullin

Wendy McMullin is Director of Market Research at Truecar, an online marketplace for new and used cars, which commissioned a survey this summer (conducted by One Poll) on how cars are helping Americans cope during COVID-19.

Sheena Patel

Sheena Patel is a journalist, with over ten years of experience tracking trends and innovations in consumer engagement, retail, advertising, and digital behaviours, for clients ranging from The Guardian and Lush Cosmetics to AXA and Greenpeace.