Thanks to Julie Leeds for the wonderful heads up on this. Instead of Chrysler, substitute Ford and the location is not Kokomo, Indiana but instead St. Thomas, Ontario. However the comparisons, challenges and high stakes mirror each other …
Reviving an American car town has got to be one of the toughest jobs in the country. It may also be one of the most important.
In Kokomo, Ind., ground zero for auto industry layoffs, this job falls on Jeb Conrad.