It’s hard to believe just 10 years ago automakers were working double-time to churn out the biggest SUVs consumers could stuff into their garages. Bigger was better, fuel economy be damned. Why worry when gas was less than a buck-and-a-half a gallon and few people knew about, let alone cared about, global warming?
Last week we laid out our 10 best cars of the decade. We took a slightly different approach to that old moto-journo chestnut, opting to chose cars that represent a technological or ideological step forward.
Vote on your top ten at the autopia poll.