General Motors' Woes Felt Far South Of Detroit

GM plant in Springfield, Tenn.

hide captionA car-transport workman loads 2009 Chevrolet Traverse vehicles at the General Motors Spring Hill Manufacturing Plant in Spring Hill, Tenn.

General Motors (GM) is expected to file for bankruptcy on Monday, which is the government-imposed deadline for the automotive giant to restructure and slash costs. But there is a looming fear of even more cuts in towns across the nation, where GM is major part of the workforce.

Mayor Michael Dinwiddie of Spring Hill, Tenn., where a GM plant is the town's largest employer, is joined by Blake Farmer of NPR member station WPLN. Farmer covers the automotive industry in Tennessee.

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