Chrysler and Fiat: perfect for each other. Funny.
Of course Kaus is questioning whether Obama or anyone around him know what they're doing. If one or two of the automakers was allowed to go through a true bankruptcy, then there might be some sales for the survivors. Toyota has had a poor quarter, which has caused their past year to go south. Mr. Tata, who may be a major player in the First World some day, has had trouble building the capacity to meet the demand for his cars in India.
Then there are M&M utility vehicles in India.