AUTOSHOW-GM car czar pays Toyota back-handed compliment

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PARIS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - A top General Motors Corp executive paid a back-handed compliment to Toyota Motor Co on Thursday, saying excellence in manufacturing had allowed it to turn an "almost grotesque" car into something beautiful. Robert Lutz, GM's vice chairman and product development chief, was referring to Toyota's Camry mid-size sedan, a perennial best-seller in the U.S. market and widely regarded as one of the world's highest quality cars. "Why does a Toyota Camry look so good ...

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