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Why this French passion for SUVs?

Fashionable, but polluting: SUVs, booming in cities, are “incompatible” with the respect of French commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and the government must take measures, particularly fiscal , to reorient the market, estimates this Tuesday, October 6 the WWF. On this occasion, we republish here a survey devoted to these vehicles that we carried out in September 2018.

It’s a real tidal wave. SUVs, those raised cars with the appearance of 4 × 4 and with the enigmatic name (“Sport utility vehicle”), continue to attract a growing number of French people. Born in the 1990s in the United States, this type of model today represents more than a third of the French automobile market and displays, year after year, striking growth rates. While in 2013 there were no SUVs in the top 10 best-selling vehicles in France, four models are included today – for example, the Peugeot 3008, whose success is such that it has disturbed , early September [2018], the factories of PSA.

Why such an interest ? Pierre has been driving an SUV since 2015. And the first reason he gives to explain his purchase is not due to the power of the vehicle but quite simply to its size and especially to the elevated position it gives it. “I appreciate being seated a little higher, not having to get into a car or have to pull myself up to get out”, he explains. Why not have bought a monos

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