From new technology to social change, the events of the past 12 months will impact cars and transportation for years to come. Here's ten ways we predict 2010 changed the future of what you'll drive.
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You Will Avoid The Airport If At All Possible
2010 will be remembered as the year that flying in a commercial airliner lost whatever smidgen of enjoyment it had left. The Transportation Security Administration pat-downs and body scanners turned its inspections into encounters many Americans thought they'd saved for a doctor's office or their bedrooms; pilots revolted while embarrassments mounted. Weather played havoc in winter, while a volcano grounded much of Europe for a summer month. AAA estimated 92.3 million people will drive for the holidays this year, none of whom will be groped without permission.