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    1. Correct. After two failed attempts to sell the...

      Correct. After two failed attempts to sell the Hummer brand (first to a Chinese company, then to an American one) in 2009-2010, GM killed it.

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hummer#Failed_sale
    2. Forgotten Gems of the '70s - Morris Marina

      An interesting video from a chap who says driving a Morris Marina is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream:


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSInTTUF2gE

      To me it's no worse than the similarly...
    3. I recently saw an early 2000s Toyota with the...

      I recently saw an early 2000s Toyota with the exhaust pipe hanging down low in the middle and I thought it was broken, but then remembered, no, they were actually made that way when they were new!
      ...
    4. If you're a single car guy, you're not alone: ...

      If you're a single car guy, you're not alone:


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2U1_dtYJg4Q
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      Scotty would be proud of this guy. Who needs a...

      Scotty would be proud of this guy. Who needs a spray booth when you can paint your car using latex wall paint and a roller?


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKzW40Y4NTw
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      My mom and my best friend in high school both had...

      My mom and my best friend in high school both had radios stolen out of their Mk2 VWs, and coincidentally or not, both were Blaupunkts -- back when they were considered a premium German brand. But in...
    7. With my 2018 VW Jetta -- which I bought...

      With my 2018 VW Jetta -- which I bought specifically because the 2019 Jetta isn't available anymore with a manual with the equipment I wanted -- at least the first three are all still true. 0-60 MPH...
    8. GM continued to offer 3-speed manual...

      GM continued to offer 3-speed manual transmissions in cars all the way until 1981, in the Camaro and Firebird, and RWD A-body cars (Buick Century, Chevy Malibu, Oldsmobile Cutlass, and Pontiac...
    9. I'm seeing more Mirage G4s on the road lately...

      I'm seeing more Mirage G4s on the road lately than Mirage hatchbacks. Someone forgot to tell Mitsubishi that sedans are dead.
      ...
    10. With the 2020 Elantra sedan, yes. Details of the...

      With the 2020 Elantra sedan, yes. Details of the hatchback have not been announced yet.

      https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a26961739/2020-hyundai-elantra-fuel-economy/
    11. Hello and welcome to 1986: ...

      Hello and welcome to 1986:

      https://i.postimg.cc/L5gZLZ6x/Buick-Touchscreen-1986-Riviera-Brochure-001.jpg
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      I was just going to mention that as well....

      I was just going to mention that as well. Toyota's regional distributors have much more control over which trim levels and options are available or not available than with other automakers. It was...
    13. But MyFordTouch gave us such wonderful things as...

      But MyFordTouch gave us such wonderful things as a radio that locks up and continues playing even after you turn off the ignition and lock the doors:


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz0RqNjvclM
    14. In Canada (or at least Ontario?) it was already...

      In Canada (or at least Ontario?) it was already the case that it's not considered speeding if you're moving with the normal flow of traffic, even if it is travelling faster than the posted speed...
    15. Yes. It is something their U.S. ad agency came up...

      Yes. It is something their U.S. ad agency came up with, to make it easier for Americans to pronounce.

      The BBC noted the various different pronunciations of Hyundai used in the UK, U.S., and Korea:...
    16. It's limited to 32 characters per field, so...

      It's limited to 32 characters per field, so they're going to make a longer version called the ID3v2.
    17. Honda e... Hondae pronounced Hon-day... very...

      Honda e... Hondae pronounced Hon-day... very similar to Hun-day... which is Hyundai. How did this name make it past the marketing department?

      Reminds me of the Ford Edge SEL. In the ads they...
    18. Flashing brake lights are illegal in the U.S.,...

      Flashing brake lights are illegal in the U.S., because only emergency authorized vehicles are allowed to have flashing red lights (except for turn signals).

      VWs have a built-in feature to flash...
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      Apparently being a Harvard graduate and Rhodes...

      Apparently being a Harvard graduate and Rhodes Scholar does not include learning that blinker fluid isn't real (skip to 18:20 in the video):


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kMdptLJY6A#t=18m20s
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      The Corsica was supposed to be a...

      The Corsica was supposed to be a "European-inspired" design, hence the name. And they actually did try selling it in Europe:

      https://farm9.static.flickr.com/8259/15209778244_189103ed30_b.jpg

      GM...
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