GM — stung by declining sales of SUVs and subsequently shamed by having its credit ratings lowered to junk status — is trying a new marketing approach: touting its more fuel-efficient models (such as they are).

A new full-page newspaper ad cries “Meet the 30 and Up Crowd” and showcases “19 cars that have EPA highway estimates of at least 30 miles per gallon.”

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Too bad it doesn’t have a single consumer hybrid model that it can tout on the page. (Its two hybrid trucks top out at 22 mpg.) Sucks to be GM.

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