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• Slick Rick's gonna report to the Board today his recommendations on an alliance. Wanna bet what he's gonna say? [Detroit News]
• But despite Rick's suggestion — or potential lack of — we hear KirkKerk's got a plan of his own. [Monsters & Critics]
• GM-Renault-Nissan may not be, but Mark Phelan's totally jellin'. [Freep]
• Wow, BusinessWeek thinks we know the future of auto technology...oh wait, we're the "self-professed car aficionados." We think that's code for "don't know shit." [BusinessWeek]

• British parking ticket enforcers will stop at nothing to give you a ticket — even getting workers to paint lines under your car. []
• A Delphi bankruptcy agreement in the works? [Monsters & Critics]