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It's become common to hear how big trucks and SUVs are not selling well in the U.S. these days. But it's not just in the States where people are rethinking just how useful a road tank is. Automotive News Europe has a story (subs req'd) on the hit that big SUVs are taking on the continent. Unlike in the U.S., it's not just high fuel prices that are driving the trend in Europe (prices have been high there for a while), but it is the combination of those prices and the new CO2-based taxes implement

You will probably know already that some European countries tax cars based on CO2 emissions and we have discussed a few examples. While this can be a bit difficult to understand, thanks to our reader Karl-Uwe, we found a complete list of what these taxes are and how they work.