Governor is confident auto industry can come out on top

Jackson, MS (WLBAT) – The automotive industry has been hit hard in the down economy, but Governor Haley Barbour as well as several auto and economic leaders met at the Mississippi College School of Law on Friday to come up with a resolution.

The symposium was set up as a goal oriented discussion for panel members to discuss bringing new and innovative ideas to Mississippi

For instance, like bringing “green” cars to the state and increasing productivity in fuel efficiency.

Some of the panel members consisted of Governor Haley Barbour, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, Dr. Manfred Bischoff from Germany, Vice-President Administration of Toyota Manufacturing, Mississippi, Inc, and President of the Mississippi Economics Council, Blake Wilson.