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Muscle car maker Pontiac is no more

1 November 2010 Last updated at 07:45 GMT

One of the American car industry's most iconic brands, Pontiac, has finally gone out of business, a year after its parent company, General Motors announced its shutdown.

Pontiac is named after the Michigan city where the company started, and came to embody the image of the so-called American muscle-car.

Russell Trott looks back at what became a symbol of 20th century America.