Green Theme for Auto Show, But Trucks Touted Too The North American International Auto Show opened to the media on Sunday in Detroit. With oil hovering around $100 a barrel, the theme this year is decidedly green, but U.S. automakers are continuing to trumpet their big, powerful trucks.
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Green Theme for Auto Show, But Trucks Touted Too

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Green Theme for Auto Show, But Trucks Touted Too

Green Theme for Auto Show, But Trucks Touted Too

Green Theme for Auto Show, But Trucks Touted Too

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The North American International Auto Show opened to the media on Sunday in Detroit. The show gives automakers from around the world a chance to trot out their newest models.

With oil hovering around $100 a barrel, the theme this year is decidedly green, but U.S. automakers are continuing to trumpet their big, powerful trucks.

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