Gas Guzzler Tax
A vehicle is subject to a tax if it gets less than a certain number of miles per gallon. This is one of many reasons why you no longer see car manufacturers producing 1970s-style, gas-guzzling, oil-burning vehicles. The tax is posted on the window stickers of new cars; the lower the fuel economy, the higher the tax.
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