In this May 24, 2011 photo, 2012 Chrysler 200 vehicles are seen on the assembly line at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights, Mich. Chrysler Group LLC said Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, its September auto sales rose 27.2 percent on high demand for its new models.
Workers install parts on the new Chevrolet Cruze car as it moves along the assembly line at the General Motors Cruze assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio, in this July 22, 2011 file photo. Two years after the wrenching restructuring of the U.S. auto industry and the bankruptcies that remade General Mot
In this june 28, 2011 photo, Ben Edwards, team leader on assembly line number 6, works on the front door of a new Volkswagen Passat in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mr. Edwards is a new auto employee at the Volkswagen plant which opened on May 24, 2011.