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As Motor City automakers surge, Detroit crumbles to dust

Blog by Brad Herman | March 26th, 2013

Detroit so dominated U.S. car making in the 20th Century that the city’s name became synonymous with the U.S. auto industry, like Hollywood with movie making. Now one Detroit is rising from the ashes, while the other is crumbling to dust. The U.S. automakers are surging, while Detroit is in such distress that it’s being taken over by the state of Michigan Monday.