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US: low gas price leads to stagnating new vehicle fuel ratings


Researchers from the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute revealed that after years of improvement, the fuel economy of new vehicles bought by American consumers has stagnated in November. The reasons are rather easy to understand – US sales of “gas guzzlers” – namely pickup trucks, large SUVs and crossovers have soared lately. That’s because the gas prices have seen incredible ...
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