Capitol Hill Drives Foreign Cars, Not American

A survey of the parking lot shows 32 American cars and 111 foreign cars.


By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

Sorry, Motown, but there appears to be a pretty severe bias against American cars on Capitol Hill. At least when it comes to what's parked in the lots around Congress. As Detroit's Big Three fight for survival by claiming their cars are the best, there isn't much evidence that the Hill agrees. We walked around the Russell Senate Office Building staff parking lot and counted 32 American cars to 111 foreign cars. GM's Greg Martin kiddingly suggests a fix. "We might have to shift more of our ad buy from Motor Trend to Roll Call," the Capitol Hill tabloid.

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