Steve Rogerson talks to some of the companies preparing for September’s Low Carbon Vehicle Event. Once an essential part of growing up, learning to drive, passing your driving test and going out on the road in either your own or more likely your parents’ car, was a rite of passage for many an adolescent. Today, that is changing. For example, the USA, the flag bearer for car ownership, is seeing a fall in the number of teenage drivers. And that is happening in the UK as well.