ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 05, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Detroit, Michigan) Risks involved for United States auto mfrs. in 1983 examined; current econ. problems plaguing industry outlined on screen. [Ford chairperson Philip CALDWELL, General Motors cbrm. Roger SMITH, Chrysler chairperson Lee IACOCCA - predict good year] Anticipated 1983 prices discussed. [ANALYST - hopes ind. can hold its own.] Econ. problems faced by industry in coming year examined. [IACOCCA - notes laxity in past.] Computerization of industry described; Ford employee involvement group examined. [ANALYST - anticipates slump in sales.] Predicted 1983 sales compared to 1980 and 1973.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz
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