comScore: Searches For Fuel-Related Terms Rise
May 25, 2005, 6:00 AM
As gas prices rise, the number of searches for terms related to fuel efficiency has more than doubled, comScore Networks reported Tuesday. In March, consumers conducted more than 1.5 million searches for terms such as gas prices, hybrid cars, Toyota Prius and gas mileage--an increase of 112 percent over February, according to comScore. While over 300,000 U.S. consumers submitted hybrid-related search terms in March, more than a million people conducted 2.5 million SUV-related searches.