Auto Industry Asks for Help
Today on Planet Money:
We're all about the auto industry. President-elect Barack Obama wants to save them, but others aren't sure it's a good idea. We look into the problems at General Motors and hear from a listener on the ground in Detroit.
-- Kimberly Rodriguez, an economist with Grant Thorton LLP, says the U.S. automotive industry needs to survive.
-- Economist House Call! An auto worker in Detroit is nervous about the industry's future. Simon Johnson tells him to sit tight, for the moment.
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