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How improved pickups can save more fuel than Priuses

How improved pickups can save more fuel than Priuses.

Larger trucks and SUVs with powerful, high-displacement engines are the low-hanging fruit for any policymaker seeking the most efficient path to reducing gasoline use and the associated emissions. Energy fellow Gabriel Collins explains why in "Seeking Scalable, Cost-effective Reductions in Gasoline Demand and Tailpipe Emissions? Focus on Pickup Trucks, Not Priuses."