gas guzzler


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gas guzzler

A vehicle that consumes more than the average amount of gasoline during normal usage. Every time the price of oil rises, people trade in their gas guzzlers for more fuel-efficient cars.
See also: gas, guzzler
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Similar complaints are levied at the so-called Gas Guzzler Tax, introduced within the 1978 Energy Tax Act.
With 250 horsepower from the 32-valve V-B engine, this is one of the fastest sedans on the market not saddled with a gas guzzler tax.
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 most important takeaway here is that any one of these vehicles would be a tremendous fuel efficiency upgrade if what you're trading in is a 20-mpg gas guzzler.
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) recently announced that new analysis conducted by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute in conjunction with NRDC reveals that "the gas guzzlers which supported Detroit's Big Three profits through the 1990s are experiencing not only sharply falling sales but also deeply diminished profit margins due to rising gas prices.
I DON'T drive, although my wife has a big gas guzzler.
GREEN protestors were arrested after a demo at a gas guzzler garage.
I've been called a gas guzzler, a drive blocker, a selfish b***, a posh tart, a jam creator, a fear-ridden mum and sundry hair-raising insults.
Here's a company, General Motors, whose financial condition is so precarious that filing bankruptcy isn't far off, that continues to build that behemoth gas guzzler monster - the Hummer.
But if you drive a gas guzzler doing lots of private miles you're still better off if private fuel's paid for by your employer, something most forget when they moan about filling the Treasury's coffers.
I drive a gas guzzler, which has been converted to run on Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG).
She knows the SUV is a gas guzzler, but can't see how her family would fit in another car.
The cut off figure that they use to determine what vehicles are 'gas guzzlers' is in fact 25mpg On a mixed cycle, therefore, the Manual Diesel Discovery (that I drive) is not a gas guzzler nor is the Freelander (Manual Diesel).
And while it may look like a gas guzzler, it comes with one of the cleanest diesels on the planet and returns almost 39 miles to the gallon.