As its competitors drive towards bankruptcy, Ford is planning to retire $9.9 billion in debt and cut nearly $500 million out of its interest expenses this year. Will the automaker's rivals be able to do the same? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Saab meets with its creditors today, and GM has made it clear in the past they've wanted to dump the company. But the company outlook is very optimistic. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about why.
Delphi officials are in Washington trying to discern GM's role in helping the company come out of bankruptcy protection. Renita Jablonski talks to Marketplace's Steve Henn about why Delphi's situation is tricky.
Manufacturing company 3M is facing more layoffs, a move Honda is trying to avoid by offering buyouts and sweetening retirement packages. But Jeremy Hobson reports why it may be hard for the automaker to avoid such a move.
New General Motors CEO Frederick Henderson says more plant closures and layoffs can be expected, and bankruptcy is 'more probable.' Kai Ryssdal speaks to car dealer Cyndie Mynatt about how GM's woes are affecting her business.
Hummer has been tanking since the start of the year. Is there any way to save the failing auto company? Rico Gagliano reports what offers GM has on the table from other companies and what strategy might work best for the struggling car.
Austan Goolsbee, a member of President Obama's automotive task force, speaks to Tess Vigeland about why the White House is dissatisfied with the auto industry's progress and why it pushed for the resignation of GM CEO Rick Wagoner.
The Obama administration's force out of GM CEO Rick Wagoner is supposed to help the automaker survive. But commentator Kevin Hassett says for the automaker to thrive, Wagoner's not the only one who should go.