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    ETC: How GM almost screwed up Toy Story, Cars, Monsters Inc. and more
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    General Motors came within one week of buying Pixar in 1985, and would have subsumed the then-fledgling computer company to use its technology to help aid car designs. That surprising almost-was historical wrinkle comes courtesy of Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar, in his new management book, ...

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    Apple Board Member: Steve Jobs' dream was to design iCar [w/video]
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    There have been rumors of an Apple iCar for much longer than five years. But it was five years ago that there was enough heat under them for a German newspaper to report that Steve Jobs and Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn had met to discuss the idea. A year later another German outlet printed a ...

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    Video: Honda scooter commercial employs Steve Jobs lookalike
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    Like Elvis and Tupac before him, Apple icon Steve Jobs is showing up in all kinds of unexpected places after his passing. This latest sighting comes in a commercial for a Honda SCR 110 scooter that channels The Jobs himself. Up close, the male actor isn't a ringer, but the black turtleneck and ...

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    Report: How Steve Jobs got away with not having a license plate
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    Among the many myths surrounding the notoriously private life of Steve Jobs was his disdain for license plates. Jobs reportedly drove a Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG without ever affixing a plate, leading many to speculate that Apple's powerful CEO had cut some back room deal with California's DMV, or ...

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    The DetroitBureau.com on Autoblog with Paul Eisenstein
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    Where have all the mavericks gone? When he hands in his office keys a few days from now, General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz will begin an oft-delayed retirement that was originally set to begin shortly after the ill-fated "merger of equals" between Daimler and Chrysler. His decision to rejoin ...

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    Dj Vu: Letter to Obama suggests Steve Jobs to head GM, Chrysler
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    Back in November, a New York Times columnist thought it would be a good idea for Apple CEO Steve Jobs to come to the auto industry's rescue. Jobs is worshiped by many in the tech world, and many feel that he pretty much saved Apple in the 1990s. But thinking that a brilliant tech guy can right the ...

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    NYT columnist calls on Steve Jobs to fix Detroit
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    In 2001, General Motors needed a revival and Bob Lutz was anointed The One. It was widely accepted that if anyone could breathe life into a struggling car company, it was him.Fast-forward seven years, and GM is in the midst of a possible government bailout while its stock price sinks faster than a ...

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    Pixar's "Cars": Ahhh, that new DVD smell
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    Sure, "Bullitt" had a few nice cars in it. So did "Gone in 60 Seconds". But in Pixar's, "Cars", nothing but sweet, sweet animated automobilia. November 7 is the day you can park a copy right in the middle of all your other DVD tributes to transportation. Unless they're alphabetized, of course. Then ...

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    Steve Jobs hearts Autoblog
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    click image to enlarge a bitWe try not to be a toot-our-own-horn kind of blog, but a few of us are just way too into Macs to let this one slide by. While watching the keynote given by Steve Jobs on the progress of OSX 10.5 Leopard in August (you can watch the video here), reader Dewey K. noticed ...

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