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Auto Industry / Cash for Clunkers #952931

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 19, 2009
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Announcement from General Motors that it is increasing production and hiring new workers to meet the demand from the Cash for Clunkers program noted.

(Chicago: Phil LeBeau) The wait by auto dealers for the government to pay them for clunker deals featured; statistics on the rebate program cited. [Ford dealer Maureen JOYCE††- says she needs it to pay her bills.] [Transportation Secretary Ray LaHOOD†- says they’re gonna get their money.] [ auto analyst Jessica CALDWELL†- says some dealers have said no more.] [Autonation CEO Mike JACKSON†- reacts to dealer complaints in light of sales increases.]

Holt, Lester;
LeBeau, Phil

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