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Cars and culture

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 19 August 2010

Business Daily is in the driving seat today. It's all about cars. Steve Evans speaks to historian Cotten Seiler of Dickinson College in Pennsylvania who wrote "Republic of Drivers: A Cultural History of Automobility in America" to explain cars and culture.

And to Lewis Siegelbaum author of "Cars for Comrades" on the political significance of the car in the Soviet Union.

Plus Paul Eisenstein of the Detroit Bureau tells him how Chinese money is bucking up the Buick.


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