According to the latest cadre of instant experts on Detroit's woes, General Motors and Ford would be in fine economic shape today if only they currently were selling hybrid-electric cars and trucks like Toyota. How ironic, then, to hear from the president of Harbour Consulting that a big, bad V-8 deserves the lion's share of credit for pulling Chrysler out of its most recent slump. In briefing reporters last month on the results of his company's latest annual report on manufacturing ...

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