Off the band wagon

Pierce, Julia
February 2005
Engineer (00137758);2/25/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7669, p18
This article asserts that despite what their owners think of them, sports utility vehicles vehicles have never been the most popular vehicles on the road. From September 1, the British government has announced that all vehicles in car showrooms will have to display an A4 card containing data on their carbon dioxide emissions and estimated fuel costs for traveling 12,000 miles. A new generation of off road vehicles is being introduced using hybrid technology, which will allow them to push into a lower hand, much to the dismay of their detractors.


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