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6Movie studio looking to move into Ford's abandoned Wixom plant

After over a year of being shuttered, Ford's abandoned plant in Wixom, Michigan could get a new lease on life in the form of a movie studio. Rumor has it that Warner Brothers Pictures is considering taking up residence in the ex-auto plant for a short period, though Ford may want something a bit more long-term. The production company has confirmed that it toured the plant for the first time about four months ago with officials from Ford present. When contacted for comment, a Ford spokesperson sa

15Winner of Batman Forever Batmobile auction can't drive car in public

var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/autos/Batmobile_from_Batman_Forever_sells_for_297_000'; Our friends over at Hemmings who follow the auction scene like crack-addled chipmunks came across the mobile bane of the Batman franchise. The Batman Forever iteration of the Batmobile is one of the worst ever devised. Universally panned along with the film in which it appeared, it was forced to do sit-com work after it was retired, appearing on The Drew Carey Show (some say the Batmobile's appearance

16Speedy Gonzales to pitch Volkswagen to Hispanic customers

Arriba! Volkswagen is enlisting the help of beloved wundermaus Speedy Gonzales in attracting Hispanic customers for its  GTI Mk V model. According to Daniel Marrero at Volkswagen's agency for Hispanic accounts, Speedy's iconic stature with the audience and his reputation for wit and creativity make him the perfect spokesmouse. The three commercials, slated for over a dozen of Hispanic television stations nationwide, use clips from the original Warner Bros. cartoons and depict

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