US govt should buy back gas-guzzling cars -analyst


By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) - As U.S. politicians swapped proposals to tame gasoline prices on Wednesday, a prominent oil analyst floated some alternative solutions, including a "cash for clunkers" program where the government buys back gas-guzzling cars and scraps them. Because planes, trains and automobiles collectively account for about half of global oil use, the U.S. Congress must curb transportation sector demand if it ever hopes to see lower energy prices, ...

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