DETROIT -- General Motors Corp. CEO Rick Wagoner "gee-whizzed" the international automotive media here at the recent North American International Auto Show with a 6-in. (15-cm) thick flat panel, underbody fuel cell powertrain system and drive-by-wire electric motor wheel arrangement in a chassis/powertrain system dubbed AUTOnomy. If the name of the game is instant mass-media excitement, Wagoner hit a home run, but the skeptics were not long coming and one of the expectations voiced in his ...

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