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Economy: Auto Industry / Saturn #134423

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 30, 1991
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Quarterly loses for Ford, General Motors Corporation and Chrysler cited.

(Chicago: Chris Bury) Hard times for the American auto industry, caught in the recession, featured; details given of reasons for the slowdown. [Chicago Ford dealer Victor SIMMONS - says business is down.] [Auto analyst David HEALY - says consumers are not buying cars.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Stephen Aug) GM's Saturn model featured; scenes shown of the cars. [Saturn MANAGER, dealer Lee LUCAS, Ward's Auto World James BUSH - talk about the Saturn.] Initial problems with Saturns reviewed. [Owners Steve SCHAEFER, Jennifer Gail MILLER - offer differing opinions on their Saturns.] Role of Saturn in taking business back from the imports noted.

Aug, Stephen;
Bury, Chris;
Donaldson, Sam

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