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Auto News Roundup 7-6-09: Chrysler's new board, Camaro goes Euro, Hyundai starts 'Cash for Clunkers' early

July 6, 2009 | 12:15 pm

-- Chrysler's new board includes a former Michigan Governor and U.S. Congressman, but no representation from the United Auto Workers. Autoblog 

-- That muscular symbol of Americana, the Chevrolet Camaro, is headed to Europe in 2010.

-- Japan’s Nikkei reported Saturday that Toyota plans to build up to 30,000 plug-in hybrids by 2012.

-- A Facebook user and Alfa Romeo enthusiast has published in-factory spy photos of the Milano possibly slated for sale in the U.S. Carmagazine

-- A Smart car "Cash for Clunkers" lease for $99/month sounds good, but lessor beware, there's a $6,667 payment due after 36 months. Autoblog

-- Not willing to wait three more weeks for "Cash for Clunkers" to take affect, Hyundai offers $4,500 incentive on trade-ins now.

-- New Navigation from Magellan Maestro 4700 touts 4.7-inch display and lane assist.

-- Joni Gray