US: A day of contrition and scepticism as Big Three beg

This time, they left the corporate jets at home and drove for hours all the way from Detroit to the steps of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. General Motors’ Rick Wagoner brought the production Chevy Malibu hybrid and prototype Volt (and R&D chief Lawrence Burns), Chrysler CEO Bob Nardelli stepped out of a prototype electric Jeep and Ford’s Alan Mulally came in a hybrid Escape. Then, as the Senate Banking Committee hearing came to order, they ate humble pie and encountered scepticism. Halfway through the hearings, there’s still no guarantee Congress will agree to bail the Big Three out.

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1966 Citroen DS21 Chapron Decapotable – Bonjour, Mademoiselle

1966 Citroen DS21 Chapron Decapotable – Bonjour, Mademoiselle
1966 Citroen DS21 Chapron Decapotable - Citroen Vintage DS Convertible - Automobile Magazine
Road trips are unpredictable. Affection is uncontrollable. And love – love! – is a 1966 Citron DS21 Chapron Dcapotable.

This is a story of how I fell in love with a car.

Photo Gallery: 1966 Citroen DS21 Chapron Decapotable – Citroen Vintage DS Convertible – Automobile Magazine

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Toyota’s Woodstock plant opens, RAV4 now Canadian made

It’s Toyota’s first new Canadian plant investment in nearly 20 years. The automaker’s new Woodstock plant, located in Woodstock Ontario, officially opened Thursday, December 4th. The plant will produce, among other models, the new Toyota Rav4. The updated bestseller was introduced earlier this year with several engine and styling upgrades, as well as reduced fuel consumption and increased safety.

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