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gas-guzzler

n. a large automobile that uses much gasoline. The old gas-guzzlers were certainly comfortable.
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Indeed, having a green lawn may even become seen as heinous a sin as driving a gas-guzzling vehicle.
There was also concern over a Chinese firm acquiring a US brand known for making gas-guzzling vehicles, at a time when China is trying to develop more environmentally friendly technologies.
No doubt most of them will use the pounds 1,000 pay-off to buy expensive flights on a gas-guzzling aeroplane.
Further evidence that the American love affair with gas-guzzling SUVs is over was provided yesterday with the latest US car figures.
The company has taken this step because of increasing oil prices, which will lead to decline in sales of gas-guzzling vehicles.
30pm to 6am (Your Say, March 21, 2008) is typical of impatient gas-guzzling drivers.
Yet, contrary to some politicians' theory that higher gas taxes would reduce demand, Americans' affection for gas-guzzling muscle cars, SUVs and trucks continues virtually unabated.
Wise Temple and seen the same gas-guzzling cars that dominate Los Angeles freeways.
The most welcome of the increases suggested in a wide-ranging package proposed by the South Shields MP, is upping taxes on gas-guzzling 4x4 vehicles.
Using less fuel altogether is another approach: Some Americans are already trading in their gas-guzzling S.
said Tuesday it plans to reduce its daily production of large gas-guzzling vehicles at its Alabama factory in the United States from April through the end of this year.
lust by switching from gas-guzzling SUVs to fuel-sipping hybrids like the Prius in my driveway, we'll strike a major blow for energy independence and a safer environment for all.
They're seen by a growing number of people as oversized, gas-guzzling polluters that pose an increasing threat to other road users.
The chancellor must announce action against gas-guzzling cars in his budget statement next month to show that the government is serious about tackling climate change," said FOE U.