that Alan Mulally, CEO of the
Ford Motor Company
, would be driving to Washington from Detroit in a
Ford Escape Hybrid
has today proclaimed that Rick Wagoner will make the trek in a
. Of course, they almost have to at this point, now that both Detroit automakers have also announced that they would be ridding themselves of their fleet of private jets. Wagoner's choice of a Malibu Hybrid seems solid as well; though it may not be as advanced as some other
own 2-Mode trucks and SUVs, the
is a good car and a sales success that seems to represent GM's promising future.
The next obvious question is how Nardelli will get to DC. We'd wager that it'll be in a
vehicle, but which one? Ford and GM both had hybrids to choose from, but Chrysler recently
canceled its first hybrid models
before they ever really got off the ground. Ideas?