The auto industry bailout may spread to suppliers


Bailing out the car companies doesn't work well if a number of their suppliers shut down. Getting out the new 2010 models will be tough if the cars can't be assembled due to missing parts.

All of the money that taxpayers have put into Chrysler and General Motors may be jeopardized by the potential bankruptcies of a number of the firms that build brakes, transmissions, and seats.