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utility vehicle

n.
1. A small vehicle for off-road use, typically having all-wheel drive, an open cab, and a trucklike bed.
2. An SUV.
3. Chiefly Australian A pickup truck.
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The Springfield Police Department has a requirement for Police Vehicle Equipment to include Single Prisoner Transport Systems, K-9 Inserts, Storage System, Consoles and Rumblers for their Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles, Ford Police Interceptor Sedans and a Chevrolet Tahoe.
Americans love their sports utility vehicles and the official Modi mobile in Washington provided by the US government were two identical black bulletproof suburban sports utility vehicles sporting the Indian and US flags.
With 34 road accidents occurring in the country each day, a Quezon City councilor wants the city government and other concerned agencies to coordinate and conduct random inspections of public utility vehicles (PUV) traversing the city.
New Delhi, July 10 -- Indian consumers are deferring purchase of utility vehicles, which saw high sales last year, due to economic uncertainty and high diesel prices, a rating agency said.
India's top tyre maker Apollo Tyres, which recently launched its Dubai office, has brought out a premium coffee table book which includes useful information on utility vehicles.
The automaker has been building its big Sports Utility Vehicles on truck platforms since 1965, but the company is likely to ride the next-generation of full-size Sports Utility Vehicles on car-like unibody platform.
And from those trucks sport utility vehicles (SUVs) were derived.
In particular, heavier models with poor fuel economy, such as utility vehicles and pickup trucks, have the highest rejection levels due to gas mileage.
7 million units, as consumers opt for smaller-sized crossover utility vehicles (CUVs) that use passenger tires.
Bridgewater Interiors will produce automotive seat systems for Ford's F-150 pickup trucks, as well as the automaker's Expedition and Lincoln Navigator sport utility vehicles.
Over the past few years, sport utility vehicles have been accused of many sins.
Two rounds of focus groups were held in Michigan and Pennsylvania, which included farmers and ranchers who owned utility vehicles.