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Unformatted text preview: Jacqueline Huynh Professor Coughlan College Comp II March 5, 2008 Pros and Con’s of the SUV Hummers, Honda Pilot, Jeep Cherokee, and Range Rovers are a few examples of SUV’s that dominate the roads of America. SUV’s have three rows of seating, cargo space and have the on or off-road capabilities. This new technological advance of the car might also be a disadvantage to the environment. It is capable of deteriorating the atmosphere and speed-up global warming if driven. SUV’s are good and convenient for man, but bad for man’s environment. In an article from The Capitalist Magazine, “The American Dream: Why Environmentalists Attack the SUV”, John Bragg writes about abut the “light truck and van” and how they are better and a safer vehicles for its driver and passengers. Bragg’s article is mainly concerned about the passengers, safety in the SUV if it ever sustained an accident. Another article written by and advocacy organization, “ Environmental Double Standards for Sport Utility Vehicles”, argues about the damages the SUV causes to the environment and raises America’s dependency on oil. Both articles make compelling argument, but in different ways....
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- Fall '07
- Sport utility vehicle, Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Off-road vehicle, Light truck, John Bragg