Simon Johnson on the Future of the U.S. Auto Industry

BY Business Desk  July 16, 2009 at 5:40 PM EST

Paul Solman: The fourth in this week’s series of conversations with economist Simon Johnson concerns the future of the suffering American auto industry.

Johnson weighs in on whether the new GM will make it and responds to the idea, offered by a GM retiree in Michigan, that the U.S. government needs to be more proactive in establishing a pro-auto industrial policy. Check it out.