Automaker’s oil tirade ignores past two decades

“If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.”From the automaker that uses gratuitous judgment to sell cars comes a tirade against oil companies.Jason Vines, Chrysler Group vice-president of communications, exercises his company’s penchant for blather on a web log for financial analysts and journalists.“Big Oil would rather fill the pockets of its executives and shareholders rather than spend sufficient amounts to reduce the price of fuel,” he writes, attributing gasoline price hikes to “greed by the big oil companies.”An ExxonMobil ad apparently provoked the snit, which found its way into news reports. Vines writ...

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