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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. 2015.
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We never developed truly
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Consumers still have limited options to find
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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.
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High prices have also been eased by the slew of
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vehicles, but it cannot mandate motorists to buy them.
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