One year ago the U.S. auto industry appeared on the verge of collapse. Today it’s showing signs of a comeback. Guest host Susan Page and guests explore the state of American carmakers one year after the government invested billions to keep GM and Chrysler afloat.


  • David Shepardson Washington bureau chief, The Detroit News.
  • Sophia Koropechyj managing director for Moody's She covers labor markets, auto-related industries, and the Midwestern economy.
  • Micheline Maynard Senior Editor of Changing Gears - a new public radio project. She is former Detroit bureau chief for The New York Times and author of "The End of Detroit" (Currency)
  • Warren Brown automotive writer and "On Wheels" columnist for The Washington Post

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