Government Assistance to Automotive Industry

Automobile industry executives from Ford, Chrysler, and General Motors testified about their request for federal financial assistance to… read more

Automobile industry executives from Ford, Chrysler, and General Motors testified about their request for federal financial assistance to the domestic automotive industry. They had requested a total of $34 billion in aid, an increase from the previous request of $25 billion which was previously rejected by congressional leaders without a plan to revitalize the industry. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of the economy and credit restrictions on auto sales, industry business practices, labor and union issues, as well as the potential economic impact of auto industry failure. close

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282719-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 5, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 7, 2008

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  • Dec 05, 2008 | 9:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 05, 2008 | 4:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 05, 2008 | 8:05pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 06, 2008 | 3:28am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2008 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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