Car industry and the economy
Broadcast: Midmorning, 10/15/2008, 9:06 a.m.
A poor economy and a tight credit market are putting pressure on Detroit auto makers, leading to plant closures and merger talks between GM and Chrysler. Midmorning looks at the precarious state of the American auto industry.
- David Welch: Detroit bureau chief for BusinessWeek magazine.
- Joseph White: senior editor with the Wall Street Journal and author of the "eyes on The Road" column.