AUTOSHOW-Car industry struggles to ween drivers off oil

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AUTOSHOW-Car industry struggles to ween drivers off oil By Tom Pfeiffer PARIS, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Camera flashes will illuminate sleek new sheetmetal at the Paris auto show this week, but for most of the vehicles to be unveiled, the novelty will be only skin deep. Underneath the bold shapes, multiple air bags and satellite navigation aids, the car's basic principle -- based on Karl Benz's internal combustion engine -- is little changed after 117 years. They still need to burn oil to ...

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