"But it's not just the big Detroit automakers that are suffering. Several small auto suppliers, which manufacture tooling, plastic molds and metal castings for cars and trucks, said during a congressional hearing that Chrysler's bankruptcy has left them in limbo, with some awaiting payment for millions of dollars worth of parts.
If General Motors is forced into bankruptcy, they said some suppliers could be forced to shut their doors, undermining an industry that employs more than 3 million workers."
US auto suppliers lobby for federal support Small US auto suppliers say they're vulnerable from GM, Chrysler downturn Ken Thomas, Associated Press Writer On Wednesday May 13, 2009, 12:37 pm EDT Buzz up! Print