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Posted on March 30, 2009 | tags


Biz, U.S.: Auto bailout: Why Obama’s finally trading the carrot for the stick

  • We think we can have a successful U.S. auto industry.
    But it’s got to be one that’s realistically designed to weather this storm and to emerge — at the other end — much more lean, mean and competitive than it currently is.
  • President Barack Obama • On Face the Nation yesterday morning; the president and his administration feel that the automakers (particularly Chrysler, who seems to have given up hope for anything but a merger) are not doing enough to aggressively restructure their companies in the face of impending doom. • source