CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 14, 1980
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(Studio) Auto sales for United States auto mfrs. for 1st 10 days of this month reported; Chrysler's K cars, Ford's compacts and General Motors' sales noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Detroit, Michigan) Ford, Chrysler television commercials shown; United States industry's efforts to survive noted centering around new compact cars. Plymouth Reliant, Ford Escort, Mercury Lynx mentioned, shown. [Chrysler v. page Jerry PYLE, Ford v. page Bennett BIDWELL - comment.] Sales for 1st 10 days of October outlined on screen. [Auto analyst Maryann KELLER - comments.] General problem noted based in competition between United States auto industry and foreign mfrs.; details given.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara
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