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.
Some analysts say the ouster of Rick Wagoner as GM's CEO may be the first step toward pushing the automaker to bankruptcy. As Bob Moon reports, it may also be the quickest route toward ending a long and bumpy journey.
The Obama administration is pressuring Chrysler to merge with Italian automaker Fiat, which could be a good thing for the company. European correspondent Stephen Beard gives Stephen Chiotakis a breakdown of the deal.
The replacement of General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner comes in close step with the Obama administration's preparations to give more aid to the auto industry. Jeremy Hobson reports why Wagoner's departure may be a good political move.