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The 2009 New York Auto Show

The times they are a changing--it sounds more like a much-needed slogan for any one of the ailing Big 3 than a throwback anthem from an era when they were infallible giants. The New York Auto show opens its doors to the public this holiday weekend to an ever more economy conscious public.

Click ahead to see what they have to offer.

Photo: Oliver Quillia for CNBC.com