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Detroit Three
 n.— «Those structural problems include high labor costs and factory capacity designed for a larger market share. In July, the Detroit Three—a relatively new term used to describe GM, Ford and Chrysler collectively—saw their combined share of the U.S. market drop below 50 percent for the first time.» —“Detroit-area automakers fight to make money on home turf” by Tom Krisher Lansing State Journal (Michigan) Sept. 3, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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