Год издания: 2004
Количество страниц: 512
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Keith Bradsher has been at the forefront of critical SUV coverage since his posting as Detroit bureau chief for the New York Times from January 1996, through August 2001. While in Detroit, Bradsher won the George Polk Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for being the first reporter to cover the many problems created by SUVs. Winner of the New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism Winner of The Washington Monthly 's 2002 Annual Political Book Award A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A BookSense 76 Pick Since High and Mighty was published in the Fall of 2002, regulators and consumers have become increasingly suspicious of sport utility vehicles and their poor safety records, heavy air pollution, and misleading marketing. Yet SUV sales continue to rise, leading average fuel consumption of new vehicles to a twenty- two year low and pushing traffic deaths to the highest level since 1990. As aging...