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Hemmings Sunday Cinema – 1959 Chrysler lineup, Audi unintended acceleration cleanup, The Stone Killer

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As Mac’s Motor City Garage wrote this week, 1958’s “An Evening With Fred Astaire” was the first television program recorded on color videotape, a feat made possible in part by sponsorship by Chrysler, which took the opportunity to introduce its full lineup of 1959 model year cars.

* Anybody who recalls the Audi unintended acceleration scandal of the Eighties is probably amazed the brand was able to bounce back at all. These PR cleanup-duty videos that Tamerlane dug up this week show part of Audi’s effort to keep the scandal from sinking it.

* Finally, automatic Charles Bronson reblog rule. This time: the chase scene from The Stone Killer.