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/ˈfyu əl ɪˌfɪʃ ənt/
producing power, heat, etc., at a rate considered optimal with regard to the amount of fuel consumed.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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We never developed truly
vehicles, so our foreign energy imports drastically harm the economy when oil prices soar.
Consumers still have limited options to find
cars that are affordable, well-built, and fun to drive.
Rates will be higher during rush hour and for people who drive gas-guzzlers instead of
Over the long term, they would demand
People are buying more
cars, he suggests, and are using their cars less because of high fuel prices.
And as petrol prices rose, people were more likely to scrap old cars, to buy more
models and to drive less.
The first is that because oil accounts for a third of operating costs, airlines are desperate for more
High prices have also been eased by the slew of
cars that have come onto the market.
The government may mandate manufacturers to produce
vehicles, but it cannot mandate motorists to buy them.
While we've all been focused on new
cars, automakers are quietly making strides in trucks.
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