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Auto Industry / Cash for Clunkers #951212

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 03, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Sales figures for the big 3 auto makers cited.

(Niles, Illinois: Cynthia Bowers) The jump in car sales from the Cash for Clunkers rebate program featured; sales for last July vs. this July compared, with Ford being the only auto maker to gain; Ford ad shown. [Golf Mill Ford sales manager Mario SOSNOWSKI†, Barclays Capital auto analyst Brian JOHNSON†- note the impact of the program.] [Ford Motor Co. plant manager Jan ALLMAN†- comments on Ford’s re-introduction of the Taurus.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) The pressure on the Senate to extend Cash for Clunkers featured; statistics on clunker deals cited. [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS – notes the need for action this week.] [Senator Jim DeMINT†, CEO Jeremy ANWYL†- object to more spending.] [IHS Global Insight auto analyst Rebecca LINDLAND†- says there is debate over the reliability of these deals.]

Couric, Katie;
Bowers, Cynthia;
Mason, Anthony

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