The warm winter is driving down global costs of crude oil so far that motorists in a dozen-or-so cities can now buy gasoline at less than $2 per gallon. CBS' Anthony Mason told us that Tulsa and Toledo have the best deal. NBC is looking at the automobile business itself in a series called Car Wars. Yesterday Ron Mott demonstrated kaizen, the Japanese production technique of continuous improvement that is helping Toyota to outsell Ford and Chrysler. Next Anne Thompson looked at the impact on a Main Street family-run dealership in heartland Indiana: the Moser-Eicher firm can no longer make money simply by selling new Ford autos; it has to branch out to heavy trucks and used cars as well.
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