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- n. Plural form of gas-hog.
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And without a doubt, the last gasp of the hulking gas-hogs.
If legislators reward consumers who buy more fuel efficient cars and if they punish consumers who drive gas-hogs, the market will force the American car manufacturers to clean up their act.
For years, GM had built ever larger gas-hogs as oil prices rose and their foreign competitors opted for smaller more fuel-efficient cars.
As oil prices spiked, GM was left holding the bag with their gas-hogs, and the company was in deep trouble.
Isn't it time we give up the fight, and invest our time in the conversion of our gas-hogs into alternative fuel modes of transportation?
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