Italian automaker Fiat became the new owner of most of Chrysler's assets Wednesday, in a move that largely ends the U.S. company's bankruptcy process and staves off concerns about liquidating the company.
In the first of a new set of reports for the Generation Next series, Judy Woodruff traveled to Detroit to profile recent graduates from a GM training program who are now facing the prospect of finding a new career.
David Brooks and Ruth Marcus discuss the news of the week, including President Obama's speech on U.S.-Muslim ties, Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Court bid and GM's bankruptcy plan.
Analysts take a closer look at the deeper, long-term effects of General Motors' bankruptcy filing.
Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to Detroit residents about the "collateral damage," or ripple effects, from General Motors' bankruptcy filing earlier in the week.
Question: What’s the collateral damage or ripple effects of GM’s bankruptcy? Paul Solman: Funny you should ask. We’re in the process of scripting a brief story for tonight’s NewsHour addressing this very question. (Brief for us, that is: For the…
The political stakes are high for the Obama administration in guiding General Motors into bankruptcy -- and allowing the government to take a majority stake in the company. Analysts examine the political and economic implications of the decisions.
One day after General Motors filed for bankruptcy, the company is poised to sell its Hummer brand and make other changes as it attempts to reorganize itself. Jeffrey Brown reports.
Paul Solman: Thursday’s interview with UAW president Ron Gettelfinger elicited some strong reactions from viewers, of which these email excerpts are but a sample: Viewer 1: I have respected The NewsHour for years.
Paul Solman reports from Detroit on how General Motors' bankruptcy filing may impact different company stakeholders -- from union members to bondholders to car dealers -- and explains why the company chose reorganization over liquidation.
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