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Economy: United States Car Makers #582748

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Irving R. Levine) United States car makers' need to do well in 1992 examined; Ford shown rolling out 1991 Mercury Sable. Effects of recession and Japanese competition on '91 sales noted. Japanese and United States car sales compared. [Merrill Lynch Harvey HEINBACH - says 1992 is a critical year for United States manufacturers.] [Northwestern Chrysler/Plymouth sales James SZAREK - comments on importance of 1992.] United States car makers' strategy of offering more new models to attract customers mentioned; excerpt shown from car commercial. 1980, 1991 and 1992 car costs compared on screen. [Chairman Ford Motor Company Harold POLING - says he thinks the recovery will be weak and moderate but it's in the positive direction.] Link between auto sales and auto-related jobs analyzed.

Levine, Irving R.;
Brokaw, Tom

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