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Old 11-20-2008, 06:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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LA Auto Show: The Amazing Disappearing GM

The only story for GM this year was the lack of a story. Just like at hybridfest GM bailed at the last minute and didn't come to show their stuff. Here's what was there though:














































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Old 11-20-2008, 06:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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This one is very old news :



It's the Opel Flextreme with Satty-badges, a hybrid concept Prius fighter. It's been all over the EU car show circuit :

Opel Flextreme - 10 Sep 2007

But, It will be nice to look at when I go on non-press day.

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Old 11-20-2008, 06:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah, I knew it was old news but I just took pictures of everything possibly interesting. Since they didn't have an event it's not like I had anything to focus my energy on.
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Yeah, I knew it was old news but I just took pictures of everything possibly interesting. Since they didn't have an event it's not like I had anything to focus my energy on.
Yeah, I figured you knew. I just wanted to "expound on the expo" for the few that might not.

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Old 11-20-2008, 07:02 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Good point. I'm at LAX right now, no time to expound. Hope your cold is clearing up though.
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Old 11-20-2008, 10:21 PM   #6 (permalink)
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GM's auto show behaviour is of late, how do you say... weaksauce?
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Old 11-21-2008, 02:53 PM   #7 (permalink)
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The Riviera is sharp.
The grille is too big, the trunk lid is too high, and and the butt's too round... but check out the slick rear view mirrors!
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Old 11-21-2008, 03:06 PM   #8 (permalink)
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That reminds me, I should finish posting pictures,
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That Saturn with the drop down compartment for the segways ... hmmm

Why not ditch the segways and use the same concept to drop down an electric 5th wheel and really help the car ...
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Old 11-21-2008, 04:26 PM   #10 (permalink)
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