Do Consumers Want Fuel-Efficient Cars?

What they buy doesn't always back up what they say. And for the customer, sometimes power still trumps environmental responsibility

In Germany, sales of SUVs have risen by more than 45 percent in the past three years. People proselytize for hybrids and fuel efficiency, but they buy fat, gas-guzzling autos. Why do drivers, businessmen and politicians have such a hard time saving gas to protect the environment?

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