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    Report: Madrid's new parking meters cost more if you drive a gas guzzler
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    The parking situation in Madrid, Spain went through two big changes this week. In some areas, the meters have been updated to know what kind of vehicle is parked there and charge dirty vehicles more money while giving discounts to cleaner ones. In another area, all parking meters have been ...

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    Official: Scrap Car, Plant Tree is "Copse for Clunkers" plan in UK

    For consumers coming to terms with years of driving a gas-guzzling, carbon-producing clunker car, there is a solution – trade it in for fresh, young saplings. That's the premise for a program in the United Kingdom, where owners can turn in their gas guzzler and have tree groves planted in ...

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    Report: France increasing gas-guzzler penalty while reducing green incentives

    The government of France uses a "bonus-malus" system to encourage its citizens to go green with their next car purchase. The more fuel efficient a vehicle you buy, the bigger incentive you get. The more gas guzzling a vehicle you buy, the bigger penalty you pay. Unfortunately for France, too many ...

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    Mercedes-Benz focuses on escaping dreaded gas guzzler tax

    For model-year 2012, Mercedes-Benz will have at least two fewer vehicles on the "gas-guzzler" tax list published by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This will continue a positive trend for the company, as, in 2011, 12 M-B models are subject to ...

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    Indian minister calls use of "gas guzzling" SUVs "criminal"; German automakers object

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    On Saturday, German automakers lashed out against some harsh and possibly inaccurate words uttered by India's environment and forests minister, Jairam Ramesh. Ramesh, speaking at a United Nations function in New Delhi, boldly stated that ...

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    John McCormick from The Detroit News shares his thoughts on CO2

    While I was reading this column, I almost thought I was perusing my latest copy of Car and Driver. Then, I realized that the writing was not as good, and the attempts at humor less successful. But, anyway, John McCormick did cover some of the points that Patrick Bedard consistently seems to touch ...

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    Revised 2008 EPA mileage numbers may cause more vehicles to qualify as "gas guzzlers"

    You remember when we let you in on the news that for 2008 the EPA was revising their testing procedures to more accurately reflect the type of gas mileage that consumers are likely to get on their own, right? This change leads the numbers that a car is pegged with by the EPA to go down, which is ...

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    It's not all gonzo for gas-guzzling at, but the trend is moving in that direction. The most-searched for car on the site is the Honda Civic, some configurations of which can be incredibly fuel-efficient. But the truth of the matter is that Americans are looking more and more longingly at ...


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