Australian motoristsâ€™ preference for more powerful vehicles that weigh more due to 4-wheel-drive and other accessories means potential reductions in fuel consumption from technological advances have not been fully realized, a recent report says. The study by the Australian governmentâ€™s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics says this is a worldwide trend in the automobile sector, and it cautions against undue reliance on technology, alone, to deliver reductions in fuel ...
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