SUVs race the Prius to Oscar green carpet

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By Peter Henderson LOS ANGELES, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Watch out in that little Prius! General Motors Corp may drive Toyota Motor Corp's environmentally-friendly sedan off the green carpet this year, giving stars rides to the Oscars -- in sports utility vehicles. Driving a Prius hybrid has become the standard way for Hollywood stars to flaunt their environmental credentials. But GM says more than 75 will get to the Academy Awards this weekend in SUVs that run on ethanol, have hybrid ...

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