General Motors Corp. pulls an advertisement for its all-new ’05 Chevrolet Corvette after protests from safety groups. Filmed by movie director Guy Ritchie, the commercial depicts a boy’s daydream of racing through city streets and a construction zone. The spot has been airing during Summer Olympics. The safety groups – Consumers Union, Public Citizen, Center for Auto Safety, Consumer Federation of America and Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety – say the ad encourages children to ...

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