UAW boss drives a hybrid, worries about gasoline

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DETROIT, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Unlike most owners of fuel-sipping gas-electric hybrid vehicles, United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger acknowledged on Friday that he is concerned about high U.S. gasoline prices. That's because the UAW, which has failed to sign up workers at foreign-owned auto assembly plants cropping up across the southern United States, is heavily dependent on Detroit's traditional Big Three automakers for its livelihood. The Big Three, meanwhile, depend on big ...

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