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UPDATE: We've spoken with NIssan just in case, who has verified that car which should be pictured is the Altima Sedan.

Well, this could be just peachy. The Lede blog at the New York Times wrote yesterday that, thanks to global warming, America's breadbasket will soon be located in temperate Canada. Of course, the most important issue is how the coming climate change will affect crops grown for food across the world, but from a green car perspective, there are two obvious questions. One, how can we prevent this from happening. And, two, if we can't stop it, how does this shift affect all the crops we want to grow

The weekly New York Times Automobile section is always a good read, with articles written by people who clearly like cars, and topics that you just don't often find in the buff mags. Take this week's gem, a piece by Peggy Minnis on her daughter's search for a new vehicle. Now, you may be thinking that car shopping isn't exactly the most newsworthy topic, and for the most part, you're right. The Times piece has an angle, though.

Once again Steven J. Harris, General Motors' VP of Global Communications, has posted on the company's FastLane Blog a response to New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman's most recent op-ed piece on the giant automaker. And again, Harris takes Friedman to task by pointing out that HUMMER sales account for less than half of one percent of vehicle sales in the U.S., and that less than 7,000 H2s have been sold this year and only 138 H1s, the latter of which will be discontinued this month anyway.