What are ways (other than downsizing cars) in which increased fuel economy can be achieved?


List reasons why people buy SUVs and large trucks.


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  1. Increased fuel economy can be achieved by:
    * increasing taxes on gasoline to encourage people to drive less
    * insisting that cars be engineered to get better gas mileage
    * exploring alternative energy sources that DO NOT use food crops
    * greatly increasing public transportation

    In my experience, most people by SUVs and large trucks to appear macho or keep up with their neighbors.

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  2. What do you mean by macho?

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  3. Check these definitions:

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  4. thanks

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  5. You're welcome.

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