The Jalopnik Morning Shift


• We shit you not. Korean scientists create magical substance that converts oil to gas. [hankooki.com]
• Hey, Delphi — the General wants the money back. All of it. [Freep]
• Hey Toyota, are all those recalls starting to dent your image a bit? [NYT]
• Governor Granholm, you're not getting our Wixom plant. But please feel free to give FoMoCo the upper hand to grab some jobs for Michigan. [Detroit News]
• Shell's got a "million gallon giveaway" — aren't they generous? [Shell Oil]

• Are Americans falling out of love with cars? At $3.15 a gallon, who blames you? [Pew Research]
• 4-Speed automatics are going bye-bye by 2015. (sub. req.) [Automotive News]