The town of Saltillo, Mexico was nicknamed "Little Detroit" for its bustling car manufacturing industry. But declining auto sales have taken their toll on the town's related businesses. Dan Grech reports.
Detroit's car makers will try again to get help from the U.S. financial bailout today. The Big Three claim it would be more beneficial to the U.S. to be bailed out, and Janet Babin explains one bank report backs them up.
The $700 billion bailout isn't just about banks anymore, and automakers are begging for a cut. Kai Ryssdal recaps the week with David Leonhardt of The New York Times and Leigh Gallagher of Fortune magazine.
In a difficult move for European car makers, three big credit insurers in Europe have revoked coverage from auto parts suppliers. Scott Jagow talks to Alisa Roth about the major effect this has for auto makers overseas.
Chief executives from General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are on Capitol Hill desperately seeking federal loans. What would happen if lawmakers said no? Jeff Tyler reports on the issues facing the companies as they fight for their lives.