As General Motors emerges from bankruptcy, does its reputation remain bankrupt?
If sales tell the tale, taxpayers are in a forgiving mood. GM's October sales rose 3.5 percent from a year ago, up 13 percent when you take out discontinued brands. Last summer, Consumer Reports said Honda and Toyota still rule in quality, but GM showed the most improvement.
Here are the opinions of four drivers and one Chevrolet dealer in Indiana. Living in America's heartland, they were asked their views on what was once America's greatest brand.
Kristina Branch of New Palestine, Indiana, drove a Honda, but wanted a lower car payment.