May you live in interesting times, the Chinese proverb asserts. A tour of the North American International Auto Show portends an interesting year indeed. Detroit kicks off a new year with a dazzling display of cars and trucks. The crazy part is the breakdown of who is showing what. A role reversal is under way. The truck-loving Big Three are rolling out cars, while the importers are diving deeper into trucks. And while the Big Three would seem to have the home-field advantage, as ...

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