With worldwide auto sales stuck in reverse, the
organizers of the 79th International Motor Show are wondering whether
the next big thing might in fact come from a small company. This year,
they’ll devote an entire exhibition hall to electric and alternative
power. The “Green Pavilion” isn’t just for major automakers — it also
promises “an equal opportunity” for “startup specialists” to showcase
their earth-loving technologies. In rosier times, we might hail that as
a daring and surprisingly broad-minded move. These days, you can just
file it under “whatever works.” — Brendan J. Collins
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