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With all the talk of buying American lately, and with Obama taking the opportunity with the cameras to give Chrysler a bit of free endorsement work (Chrysler, we hope you file that on your taxes)...

So these are some of the steps that we're taking to make it easier for Americans to buy a car. If you are considering buying a car, I hope it will be an American car. I want to remind you that if you decide to buy a Chrysler, your warrantee will be safe -- because it is backed by the United States government. And to further boost demand for autos, we are working to accelerate the purchase of a federal fleet, and we're also working with Congress on fleet modernization legislation that can provide a credit to consumers who turn in old cars and purchase cleaner, more fuel-efficient cars.

...we thought we would revisit the Administration's driving habits.
Of course, one fact missing from our old exploration on the topic was that Obama traded in his Chrysler 300C for a Ford Escape Hybrid in 2007 after putting a mere 20,000 miles on the Chrysler. Odd, Chrysler wasn't good enough to hang on to back then. What's changed?
Who drives what, after the jump.



President's Remarks on the Auto Industry [The Wall Street Journal]
Who's driving what? [Politico]
Earlier: They Are What They Drive

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