Going forward, that will change. The demands of growing international markets and the requirements of global platforms will speed the obsolescence of Detroit's car lines. Vehicles that are too big, too thirsty, or otherwise ill-adapted for driving outside North America will face a higher hurdle to justify their survival. Herewith, a gallery of models on which Detroit can build its future.
Innovative or ill-advised? You be the judge. Here are 10 cars that just never quite caught on.
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