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Free Market? How Detroit Designed Its Own Catastrophe

Why don't automakers produce hybrid vehicles that aren't SUVs?

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The goal is to help Europe's largest economy -- struggling with a recession and a rising unemployment rate of 8.3 percent -- by promoting big-ticket consumer purchases and newer, lower-emissions vehicles.

God forbid Detroit come up with something like this. They're dopes. It infuriates me that thousands of union workers who are just doing what they're told are going to have to suffer for their dumb bosses' lack of imagination. But if they can't think beyond "Gee, our customers like SUVs, so let's just make hybrid SUVs" then they deserve what they get, sad to say.

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