The Jalopnik Morning Shift

• Ok, despite what FoMoCo PR may say — there's no life in Mercury. Maybe they should listen to their boss. [Autoblog]
• Design a logo for Geely, win like $25 or something. [China Car Times]
• Who knew the Detroit Auto Show was such a buzzkill for Asian automakers? I mean, it's almost like that 400-hp hybrid Supra-car never even happened. [Detroit News]
• Detroit's got the cheapest gas of anywhere! No wonder we found these prices here. [Detroit News]

• Go forth Jeep, and spread your seed on the trail of life — even if the trail's rated "X." [NYT]