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The same group of protestors who took the stage with Rick Wagoner yesterday have returned on the second day of the 2006 LA Auto Show. This time, instead of confronting the head honchos of the Big 6 automakers directly, they've set up shop outside and staged a "Greenwash Car Wash". The protestors from Global Exchage, Rainforest Action Network, Ruckus Society and Code Pink are clad in bikinis and board shorts while washing down a HUMMER H2 in green sudsy water. There's also a green MC on hand inte

A coalition of environmental groups upset at Bill Ford's leadership at Ford Motor Company issued a statement following the announcment that Allan Mulally will replace Ford as CEO. The message from Sarah Connolly of Rainforest Action Network and Mike Hudema of Global Exchange called on Mulally to deliver on Ford's "broken promises" to wean the company from gas-guzzlers. The two are co-directors of the Jumpstart Ford Campaign, which was launched in 2003 and targets Ford because the EPA ranks Ford