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Years Of Tumult In The Rear-View, U.S. Auto Industry Revs Back Up

The American auto industry has grown by 50 percent since 2009 — from just over 10 million cars to over 15 million. The last five years have seen the one of the most tumultuous periods for any industrial segment — bankruptcy, public relations disaster after public relations disaster, government takeovers, and recalls are just some of the issues the industry faced. But today, from Wolfsburg, Germany to Detroit to Shanghai, the auto industry has settled into a rhythm that could last for another generation.