The Jalopnik Morning Shift

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• Former W.H. CoS Andy Card thinks it was right for the President to stall talks with automakers until after the election — you know — until he had time to be their lobbyist. [Freep]
• Bernhard must think it's going to be one hell of a long Winterkorn in Wolfsburg. [Detroit News]
• My name is Juan Pablo Montoya, I killed in Formula One — NASCAR should prepare to die! [IHT]
• Hertz's IPO flip is causing some concern. [WLNS]
• Building one of them new fancy foosball stadium's in New Zealand's going to drive up car prices there? For real? [New Zealand National Business Review]

• Electric cars may have been the vehicles of choice in America in the late 1800's and early 1900's — it was because there were only like one hundred cars. [progressive U]

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mspinelli
Mike Spinelli

Yeah, Montoya was better in CART (and that once in Indy). Still, considering he was always getting busted in F1 for "swapping paint" — which those high-falutin' Formula drivers hated — maybe he'll fare better in "rubbin' is racin'" Nascar.