Notes on the Detroit auto show -- The lighter side of Toyota's concept pickup

Jan. 18, 2008
So there we were waiting for a press conference to start wherein Toyota was to announce its A-Bat truck concept. The seating was filling up but the seats in the front were all empty. "There are plenty of seats up front," boomed a voice from the PA. " ...

So there we were waiting for a press conference to start wherein Toyota was to announce its A-Bat truck concept. The seating was filling up but the seats in the front were all empty.

"There are plenty of seats up front," boomed a voice from the PA. " Sit up front and you won't be sorry."

Then from the audience behind me I heard, "That's only true if the presentation includes strippers."

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