One in 10 Jobs Tied to Autos? Not so Fast

In an effort to convince Congress to bail out the U.S. automakers, company executives, union leaders and politicians have made the compelling argument that the industry directly and indirectly supports one in every 10 jobs in the country. The only trouble is nobody wants to take ownership of that statistic, which is almost certainly false. The figure is routinely attributed to the Center for Automotive Research, but officials at the nonprofit organization, which has ties to labor and...Full Story
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