Last Olds Rolls off the Assembly Line

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Ending an era in the automotive industry, workers in Lansing, Mich., complete work on the last Oldsmobile. Parent company General Motors is retiring the line 107 years after R.E. Olds founded the carmaker that bore his name. Rick Pluta of Michigan Public Radio reports.



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