Auto Industry In Turmoil A global financial crisis sends economies nose-diving, leaving worried consumers hesitant to buy. No industry has suffered more during the downturn than automakers. From Detroit to Tokyo, manufacturers are cutting production amid the weakest sales in decades and U.S. automakers are getting federal loans to stay afloat.

Government Stake In GM Creates Complications

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Over-The-Counter Market Now Sells GM Shares

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GM Seeks To Overcome Perceptions On The Coasts

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Justice Ginsburg Delays Chrysler Sale To Fiat

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UAW Membership Shrinks During Troubled Times

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GM, Chrysler: Slashing Dealerships Is Necessary

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Despite Relative Strength, Ford Faces Challenges

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Retiree Health Benefits Tied To GM Peformance

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Retirees Fret GM's Bankruptcy

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General Motors Has Been Losing Money For Years

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GM's Bankruptcy One Degree Of Separation

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Tennessee GM Plant Fights To Stay Alive

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GM CEO Fritz Henderson Talks With 'All Things Considered'

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GM CFO Ray Young Talks With 'Morning Edition'

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