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Is This Why Rick Wagoner Got Fired From GM?

Because even if not, it should at least be blamed on him. (Hey, he took a 20 million severance -- I'm sure GM can get some mileage out of that, right?)

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the GM PUMA:

Not so bad an idea, but coming out of Detroit, it just...feels wrong. It's like they out-Nano'ed the Nano. (I wonder if you could get a discount on parking meters? It seems a shame to pay the full rate.)

Jokes aside, I'd bet there's an overseas market for something this small and presumably efficient. Or at least a larger market than they'll likely find domestically. Anyway, if they wanted the domestic market, they would have built the PUMA off the Segway Centaur, which is actually awesome:

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