DETROIT – 2001 was such a difficult year for the North American auto industry that it helps to recall it with a bit of levity. Interior supplier Johnson Controls Inc. kicked off press days at the North American International Auto Show Sunday morning with its own version of the popular monster.com commercial from a few years ago. The stark, black-and-white television spot included tightly cropped images of children talking about the harsh realities of the job market. “I want to be forced ...
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