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Weak U.S. Economy Hampers GM's Recovery Plan

General Motors reported a loss of $722 million for the last three months of 2007. Still, that was better than many analysts expected, and GM shares rose slightly as trading opened. GM also announced an expanded buyout program for UAW members. But what might happen to GM this year — as the U.S. economy slows?

Dustin Dwyer reports from Michigan Radio.

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Dustin Dwyer
Dustin Dwyer is a reporter for a new project at Michigan Radio that will look at improving economic opportunities for low-income children. Previously, he worked as an online journalist for Changing Gears, as a freelance reporter and as Michigan Radio's West Michigan Reporter. Before he joined Michigan Radio, Dustin interned at NPR's Talk of the Nation, wrote freelance stories for The Jackson Citizen-Patriot and completed a Reporting & Writing Fellowship at the Poynter Institute.
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