Don't you dare laugh either. Economic times ain't what they used to be, and many people are thinking outside the box this year, and making a quick trip to the automotive stores.
The head of the National Retail Federation says the average car on the road in America is eleven years old. With that, cars tend to break down more often, or at the very least need more "love" than the newfangled jobs. Auto themed gifts are often more affordable, and those gift givers feel an automotive gift will be used lots more than a traditional gift.