Pop your tire in a new car and you might have to hitch home.
June 21, 2011 Thinking about buying a new, reasonably-priced automobile? Check the trunk, first. There might not be a spare tire in there. Some carmakers are forgoing them to cut costs and increase miles per gallon.
November 23, 2010 Obama's visit to Kokomo had the feel of a campaign swing as he made sure to press plenty of flesh.
June 17, 2010 U.S. Cars Top Imports On Quality For 1st Time
June 10, 2009 On today's Planet Money, a GM exec says bankruptcy's wonderful.
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June 1, 2009 GM heads for bankruptcy. Part of the fix: The U.S. gets 60 percent of the company.
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November 11, 2008 On today's podcast, an economist breaks down how GM got in so much trouble. Plus, Simon Johnson makes a housecall in Detroit.
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