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Detroit's car industry is changed, but not as Washington planned

With oil prices expected to stay low for some time, all the major carmakers are looking for a bigger slice of US truck market profits.


WHEN US President Barack Obama visits Detroit's annual car show on Jan 20, exactly one year before he leaves office, he is expected to tout how much the industry has changed since he orchestrated a federally funded rescue in 2009.

But many of the changes on display at the