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Automobile Industry / GM / Prius Problems #791633

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 01, 2005
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(Studio: John Roberts) The drop in car sales for Ford & GM noted.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) Financial troubles for GM featured; details given about discounts on nearly all its models; sales losses cited; scenes shown of the new Pontiac Solstice. ["Car & Driver" editor Csaba CSERE†- says GM is in serious trouble.] [Global Insight Rebecca LINDLAND†- comments on the impact of rising health care costs.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Orr) Potentially dangerous engine trouble with Toyota’s hybrid Prius featured; details given about driver complaints; statement from Toyota quoted. [Auto analyst John McELROY†- notes Toyota’s investment in hybrid technology.]

Roberts, John;
Mason, Anthony;
Orr, Bob

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