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GM To Cut 1,100 Underperforming Dealerships

One day after Chrysler announced massive dealership closings as part of restructuring, General Motors did the same.

GM began to tell 1,100 low-volume dealers they are not part of the struggling carmaker's long-term plan.

Tracy Samilton reports for Michigan Radio.

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Tracy Samilton covers the auto beat for Michigan Radio. She has worked for the station for 12 years, and started out as an intern before becoming a part-time and, later, a full-time reporter. Tracy's reports on the auto industry can frequently be heard on Morning Edition and All Things Considered, as well as on Michigan Radio. She considers her coverage of the landmark lawsuit against the University of Michigan for its use of affirmative action a highlight of her reporting career.