DETROIT – General Motors Corp., which awaits news this week of government loans to keep it from tumbling into bankruptcy, takes a less-is-more approach for the 2009 North American International Auto Show by modifying the construction of its display to lower labor costs and eliminate waste. The auto maker also juggles the layout of its exhibit to place more focus on passenger cars than trucks, hoping to highlight its fuel-efficiency efforts. The changes come as GM pinches pennies to ...

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