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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 03, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Phil LeBeau) The drop in car sales as people are holding on to their old cars longer featured; statistics for the Big 3, Toyota, Honda and Nissan and the median age for cars cited. [Chevy dealer Jeff ROBERTS‡- says it’s the toughest environment he’s ever had working.] [Standard and Poor’s analyst Efraim LEVY†- calls it an automotive depression.] [Cars.com Joe WEISENFELDER†- says it’s a confidence issue.] [R.L. Polk Lonnie MILLER†- says people are thinking twice.] The upcoming meeting between GM bondholders and President Obama’s auto task force noted.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
LeBeau, Phil
Duration:
00:02:10

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