DETROIT — Maybe some of the press embarked for the first international auto show of the new century expecting to see sleek fuel-efficient transportation modules fit for a new automotive era. What was delivered — for the most part — was something entirely different: hulking truck and sport/utility vehicle (SUV) concepts, generally with large-displacement engines. But the middle-ground “crossover” vehicles put in a solid showing, reserving hope that the obsessed-with-size U.S. market may ...

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