Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on September 23rd, 2008 at 10:03 pm
They took a look at bicycle and car production since 1950 and found that,
“…Bicycle and car production grew pretty much in tandem in the two decades beginning in 1950. But since 1970 bike production has nearly quadrupled while car production has roughly doubled.”
They also noted that most of the increase has been in electric bikes, with production doubling since 2004, to 21 million units.
Here’s the graphic:
[Thanks to Paul H. and Spencer B. for the link.]