It's a difficult thing to photograph, but Frank Polich worked with the way light plays across the surface of automobiles and captured an interesting mood. Including the flag in the frame was a great idea. Sometimes I wonder how we could have avoided all this. Who do we blame; the automakers, foreign competition, ourselves?
A worker walks through the service area at Balzekas Chrysler dealership in Chicago, Ill. on May 14. Chrysler announced that it intends to terminate the franchise of the dealership Thursday as it notified all of its U.S. dealers of plans to eliminate 25 percent of its retail showrooms and is seeking permission from a U.S. bankruptcy court to terminate franchise agreements with 789 of 3,181 dealerships as of June 9.