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US car giants see a revival in their once faded fortunes

US car giants are seeing a revival in their once faded fortunes.

The Detroit manufacturers saw sales jump by 10% last year. Chrysler, the smallest of the big three was considered particularly doomed in 2009 when it filed for bankruptcy.

But after a government bail-out the car company has seen the strongest resurgence of the Detroit auto makers in the last 12 months.

Caroline Hepker reports.