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November 14, 2008

Neil Young’s Plan to Save the Big Three Automakers, via Huffington Post.

With thanks for the tip to Alex King.

From today’s Huffington Post:

Neil Young, activist (Bridge School, Farm Aid) rock legend, has assembled a team that is in the process of transforming his gargantuan 1959 Lincoln Continental from a gas guzzler into a showcase for green technology and sustainability. The car will be entered into the Automotive X Prize that offers a $10 million prize to develop a vehicle that can get 100 miles per gallon or better. The almost 50 year old Lincoln, one of the biggest, heaviest production cars of all time, has been re-named “Linc Volt” and is the subject of a feature documentary called “Repowering The American Dream” that is now in production under the aegis of Young’s Shakey Pictures.

Here’s a link to last month’s New York Times story on the Linc Volt. Here are some photos of the car.

This plan addresses the issue of Global warming from our automobiles while enhancing our National Security and keeping Detroit working…

…for the rest of the article, click here.

 

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