TITLE

Fuel prices are no whopper-stopper

AUTHOR(S)
Kranz, Rick
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;6/19/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5880, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the impact of the rising gasoline prices on the sales of sport utility automobiles in the United States. Changes in the sales of Tahoe automobiles with 4.8-liter V-8 General Motor engine; Percentage increase in the sales of Yukon XL and Lincoln Navigator; Preferences of customers to automobiles with diesel engines.
ACCESSION #
3305140

 

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