The Recession Killed the Gas Guzzler

by SixFigureStart | January 20, 2010

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There was no mistaking the recession’s influence at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month. Although the crowds have returned since last year’s somber affair, the cars themselves were a far cry from the gas-guzzling behemoths that once covered the floor of the massive convention space.

Yes, it appears change is afoot in the auto industry. Blame it on the recession, the high gas prices, or the growing eco-consciousness of society, but this year’s show featured an endless stream of hybrid, electric, and generally eco-friendly cars with lower price points than before the economic collapse. [Read More]

--Posted by Stephanie Miles,

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