June 29, 2004
Auto News Digest

Some of the most interesting gossip these days has been showing up in the Digest column of Automotive News.

from 5/31:
"Ford's lead witness in Pinto trial dies" [Harold MacDonald, age 86]

from 6/28:
"Rapper Snoop Dogg wants a Chrysler 300C, but he's going to have to pay for it. ... Chrysler grabbed headlines when Snoop left a voice mail message for Chrysler CEO Dieter Zetsche, asking "What I gotta do to get that brand-new 300 up outta you?""

and

"More than one month after Jaguar Formula One driver Christian Klien crashed his car at the Grand Prix of Monaco, a 108-carat diamond that had been mounted in the car's nose remains missing. The $322,000 rock was part of a publicity stunt to promote the upcoming film Ocean's Twelve, which is about a diamond heist."

Posted by dbrown at June 29, 2004 06:17 PM
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