Industries to Watch: Automotive

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auto industry

There's no denying that workers in the auto industry were hard-hit by the recession. A quick look at Michigan's unemployment rate over the past few years -- which peaked at 14.5 percent in December 2009 -- confirms that a lot of jobs were lost in the home of the Big Three automakers. But that doesn't mean the motor vehicle industry can't make a comeback. In fact, there are a number of reasons to believe that job prospects for auto workers will be good in the coming years.