fuel economy

  • This editorial is in today’s New York Times. Time, Finally, for Real Fuel Economy. The truck I use the most gets 25 mpg, pretty good, but it replaced one that got 30 mpg (I rolled that one). When I looked for a new truck, a 30 mpg was no longer made.

  • SUVs were the equivalent of the long, low, automobiles with tail fins and “port holes” in their sides of the 1960s — a waste of resources that, in the end, greatly damaged the American economy, the environment, and will hardly be missed. GM Finally Admits SUVs Are a Dead-End. Wired.

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