2009 is the 200th anniversary year of Charles Darwin's birth, and the origin of the species and Darwin's thesis could not be more relevant to the automotive industry than they are today.
Throughout history the surrounding world has selected the cars that are most fit. Just as for the natural species, cars ability to adapt to new conditions has decided which models that have become successful. Factors such as the economy, the price of oil, baby booms, popular culture, urban planning and law has all decided the evolution of car.
So welcome to carwinism.com where academics, experts and readers contribute pull together to celebrate and map the evolution of car.
Managing Director of Audi Sweden