High fuel prices change European driving habits

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FRANKFURT, June 27 (Reuters) - High fuel prices are prompting European motorists to change their driving habits and consider buying less powerful engines as a way to cut down on costs, according to a survey published on Tuesday. In a poll by Maritz Research, more than 60 percent of 1,240 people surveyed in Britain, France and Germany this month either agreed or strongly agreed that they "drive more conservatively" and had reduced non-essential trips. Just over 11 percent had moved or ...

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