Despite $50 fill-ups, demand for gas guzzlers stays strong

Kurylko, Diana T.
May 2001
Automotive News;5/14/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5929, p4
Trade Publication
Reveals that the demand for sports utility vehicles did not decrease despite the increase of gasoline prices, according to car dealers in the United States. Sales of cars at auctions; Increase of demand for diesel-powered vehicles.


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