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Resource ID: #19838
Subject: Automobiles
Source: Chicago Tribune
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Date: December 8, 9, 10, 2002

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The Chicago Tribune series details "the failure of the nation's historic Supercar project, the multibillion-dollar effort by the U.S. government and the Big Three automakers to build a family-size 80-mile-per-gallon car." Nine years later, the project was dead--"the victim of bureaucratic turf wars, a hostile auto industry and self-serving politicians, the car that was supposed to change everything now stands as a sobering reminder of the forces arrayed against greater fuel efficiency and a cleaner environment."

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