U.S. buyers may shun SUVs due to gas prices-survey


DETROIT, May 24 (Reuters) - More than a third of U.S. consumers are considering swapping their sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) and big cars for more fuel-efficient vehicles because of high gas prices, according to a survey released on Wednesday. A poll by Consumer Reports magazine showed that 37 percent of those surveyed said they may replace their current vehicles with more fuel-efficient models. Fifty percent of that group said they were considering buying hybrid models that run on a ...

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