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a car with relatively low fuel efficiency

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The poll showed North East motorists were most likely to penalise gas guzzlers while motorists in southern England and London were the keenest to see cheaper public transport.
My vehicle today may well be a gas guzzler, but I only drive 3,000 miles a year in it.
I am also quite happy to see huge gas guzzlers taxed off the road.
A call by MPs for car tax hikes to crack down on gas guzzlers will hit owners of some of the most popular family cars, motor manufacturers warned yesterday.
Commuters are also opting to buy second cars to do the bulk of the driving, while keeping their gas guzzlers for weekend cruising.
On a typical day, I see maybe two hybrid cars on the road, and hundreds of gas guzzlers.
But the government would encourage more people to make the right choices by cutting car tax on the most fuel-efficient cars and increasing it for gas guzzlers.
Naturally, many Venezuelan drivers, accustomed to paying pocket change to fill up their gas guzzlers, have no complaints that the price of an egg buys three liters of gasoline.
But now, with declining "clarity" about the direction of oil prices and burgeoning public disdain for at least the most monstrous of the oversized gas guzzlers, there is reason to believe that the "clarity" enjoyed by SUV makers for a decade may soon be a thing of the past.
Luers freely admitted to torching the gas guzzlers, but told the court that he had taken care to ensure that no one would be injured in his SUV-roast.
Meanwhile, we are driving more and more, and doing a lot more of that driving in gas guzzlers.
In practice, most car owners drive 30 to 40 miles per day in traffic-congested areas where "high, performance" gas guzzlers are senseless.
The results: Caterpillars are gas guzzlers, and remarkably slow ones at that.
gt; Reward as well as Penalize Automakers: A sliding scale of tough penalties on dirty gas guzzlers balanced by rebates for the leanest and cleanest would tell Detroit and Japan what to do.
The combined effect of the credit crunch and increased taxation on gas guzzlers has seen the top end of the market grind to a halt.