House Hearing on Auto Industry Under Way

By December 5, 2008Energy, Labor Unions

Just started.

The Union of Concerned Scientists has a witness. If only the environmental activists could design the car, THAT would solve our domestic auto industry’s problems.

Financial Services Committee to Hold Hearing on Auto Industry Stabilization Plans

            Washington, DC – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) today announced that the committee will hold a hearing entitled “Review of Industry Plans to Stabilize the Financial Condition of the American Automobile Industry” at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, December 5, 2008.


Witness List & Prepared Testimony:

Panel 1

  • Mr. G. Richard Wagoner, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Corporation
  • Mr. Robert Nardelli, Chief Executive Officer, Chrysler, LLC.
  • Mr. Alan Mulally, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ford Motor Company
  • Mr. Ron Gettelfinger, President, United Auto Workers 

Panel 2

  • The Honorable Gene Dodaro, Acting Comptroller General, U.S. Government Accountability Office 
  • The Honorable Felix G. Rohatyn, FGR Associates, LLC
  • Professor Edward Altman, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University 
  • Mr. David Friedman, Research Director, Clean Vehicles Program,
    Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute; Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University

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