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Two students from Detroit's College for Creative Studies provide a tour of the offerings at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Mark Reisen is a 22-year-old senior from Ohio majoring in transportation design. Leon Fitzpatrick, 25, is a senior majoring in product design from Brisbane, Australia.

They walk the floor of the Cobo Center in Detroit to talk about the new Toyota Camry, Chevrolet Camaro concept car, and the new Jeep Compass. Each car represents a current trend in the industry. The Camry is available as a hybrid and is a market leader in family sedans. The Camaro capitalizes on nostalgia for 1970s muscle cars, following the success of the Ford Mustang released last year. And the Compass is a new, small SUV, aimed at city drivers and female car buyers.

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