Detroit's abandoned Packard car plant, seen here in a 2010 photo, could eventually sell for $21,000 if a development deal falls through, a Wayne County official says. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Models abound at this week's Shanghai auto show. This one, in a latex cat suit, was drawing attention to an SUV by Landwind, a Chinese company that sells about 10,000 vehicles a year. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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The 2013 Bentley Mulsanne features drop-down iPad workstations. More cars are being outfitted to operate as mobile offices. Bentley Motors hide caption

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377: Can Lincoln Be Cool Again?

Lincolns used to be the coolest cars in the world. On today's show, we hear how Lincoln is trying to regain its former glory.

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