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Old 10-21-2008, 03:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Evidence of the auto sector pain at Jay Leno's Garage

Quiz question: which company sponsors jaylenosgarage.com?


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If you said GM, you'd be right... a couple of months ago.

But GM and other auto makers have drastically scaled back their marketing budgets, and apparently Jay's web site was deemed no longer worth it.

References to GM, which were pretty well integrated into the site's graphics, have been scrubbed. Poor Jay!

Jay Leno's Garage

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Old 10-21-2008, 07:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yah, poor Jay. Whatever will he do?
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If GM would sponser Frank's Garage, it would cost a lot less...

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