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2011-04-25 10:59:00

Small, Efficient Cars Now Neck and Neck With "True SUVs" at 7 Percent Each; Surging Gas Prices and Growing Strength of Economy Fuel Hybrids, Other High-MPG Vehicles. WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- High gas prices and a recovering economy led to a 46 percent increase in hybrid and clean diesel sales in March 2011 compared to March 2010, a jump that was about three times higher than the increase in the overall car market last month, according to auto...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin