Brock Yates showed real courage in picking out ten of this country’s greatest automobiles. However, he also showed a real lack of knowledge by implying that the U.S. auto industry has suffered from a loss of creativity since the Great Depression. Is Mr. Yates unaware of the Lincoln Continental and its prestigious history? This automobile was displayed by the Museum of Modern Art as an example of artistic excellence and was proclaimed by Frank Lloyd Wright to be the most beautiful car ever designed. Please tell Mr. Yates that, for those of us living in the second half of the twentieth century, creativity in designing cars did not disappear with the running board.