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December 4, 2008
U.S. auto industry distress ripples abroad

Executives of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are visiting Congress this week to request $34 billion in loans from the U.S. government. This request takes place as France announces its $33 billion economic stimulus plan.

International finance expert Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek evaluates these plans and considers the future of the American automotive industry.

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