The Green Machine that Could be Detroit

Daniel Akst writes occasionally for the New York Times under the appropriate banner "On the Contrary". Today he writes about how Detroit can be saved by going green.

"What if a major automaker decided to reinvent itself as the world's first and only green car company, producing only hybrid, clean-diesel and other high-efficiency vehicles? Not Birkenstocks on wheels, mind you, but enjoyable, functional cars that get great mileage."

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