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  • n. Plural form of S.U.V..


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  • In fact, the documents seem to confirm a common observation on the ground during those years in Iraq: far from providing insurance against sudden death, the easily identifiable, surprisingly vulnerable pickup trucks and S.U.V.'s driven by the security companies were magnets for insurgents, militias, disgruntled Iraqis and anyone else in search of a target.

    Robert Greenwald: Profit-Chasing Guns-for-Hire Are Killing Us in Iraq and Afghanistan

  • You could run a fleet of S.U.V.'s on the gas that W. was spewing about fuel.


  • Because cars, S.U.V.'s and other light-duty vehicles account for 40 percent of the nation's oil use, changes in the regulatory system are always watched closely, more so in an era of increased concern over foreign oil imports, rising fuel prices and debate on the effects of global warming.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • The reason Frenchwomen are slim and American women are fat is simple: American women drive S.U.V.'s, and Frenchwomen walk.

    Free-floating anti-SUV hostility.

  • Because the Democratic women get more of a say in the decision, their families end up with more minivans than S.U.V.'s.

    Tierney on cars and votes

  • Several Senators offered amendments "to strengthen fuel economy standards for S.U.V.'s, minivans and pickups" but they were all rejected.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • After all, this is a war where the warriors get yellow ribbons on the back of S.U.V.'s, and the rest of us get tax cuts and urgings to shop a lot.


  • In the capital's wealthier districts, S.U.V.'s like Jeep Cherokees, Ford Expeditions, even the occasional Hummer, vie for space in clogged thoroughfares with smaller Toyotas, Daewoos

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  • In fact, all of Porsche's cars and S.U.V.'s were rated Average or Better.

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  • The two S.U.V.'s now on the streets are difficult for the elderly and others with disabilities: one has a sliding door that's hard to open and close, the other a high step up into the cab.

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