Search the Archive

Economy / Auto Plant Use / Space Frame #292287

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 18, 1983
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Implications of July's auto plant use for nation's auto industry considered.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Pontiac, Michigan) [Auto plant manager Ernest SCHAEFER - feels new frame design produces better quality product] Pontiac's new "space frame" body concept on their Fiero model and implications for mechanization of United States auto industry examined. [GM worker Gail ECKLES - praises company's effort to keep workers employed.] [Analyst Maryann KELLER - cites need for surpassing Japanese innovations.]
REPORTER: Ned Potter

Potter, Ned;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.