The big 3 are asking for another $50 billion in U.S. backed loans to keep afloat for the coming year. The Dems will make sure they get it, but they have to use it for "politically correct" operations, like health-care spending and retooling plants that produce high mileage cars.
Here is a quote from Public Citizen, a consumer- advocacy group in Washington-
The Energy Department ``should not provide loans to upgrade plants that produce performance vehicles,'' Joan Claybrook, Public Citizen's president, said in a statement.
So hopefully GM will find a backdoor to finance upgrades and quality control for the Camaro.