Foreign Brands, American Cars It used to be everyone wanted to drive American. John McElroy covers the car business and says the U.S. auto industry is still booming. It's just that the big sellers are models made in America by Toyota, Honda, Hyundai and BMW. So what happened to the American brands?
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It used to be everyone wanted to drive American. John McElroy covers the car business and says the U.S. auto industry is still booming. It's just that the big sellers are models made in America by Toyota, Honda, Hyundai and BMW. So what happened to the American brands?

Guests:

David Champion, director of Consumer Reports National Auto Test Center

Csaba Csere, editor-in-chief, Car and Driver magazine

Dan Neil, Los Angeles Times automobile critic; winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism