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Auto Industry / Ford Buyout #844118

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 14, 2006
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(New York: Brian Williams) Ford Motor Co.’s offer of buyouts to employees to cut its workforce noted; statistics cited.

(New York: Anne Thompson) Ford’s “Way Forward” plan examined; details given about the buyout packages for UAW members and about the GM buyout this summer; statistics on Ford’s losses cited. [Global Insight auto analyst Rebecca LINDLAND†- says it’s a necessary move.] [Autopacific Jim HALL†- explains how the buyout will help Ford.] [2 Ford WORKERS – react.]

(New York: Brian Williams; Chicago: Phil LeBeau) The impact of Ford’s move discussed; scenes shown of Ford’s new Edge model.

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne;
LeBeau, Phil

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