Sports Utility Vehicles
Ford makes the biggest SUV's of all. So why does it also denounce them as menacing, gas-guzzling polluters? Detractors were dumbfounded when they heard. For a while. What is the future of the most popular type of "car" on the market? Will gas mileage ever be an issue again? How can you keep your SUV from crushing a Mazda in your next collision? In the face of danger and high gas consumption, why do SUV's still sell? Also on the Reporter's Notebook segment, the prescribed burn manager for LA County Fire talks about the controversial "controlled burn" in New Mexico that led to hundreds of scorched homes. How does Southern California control fires before the actual fires.