DEARBORN, MI – Free-trade agreements and giving “consumers what they want” are the cure for what ails the Detroit Three auto makers, says U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez. During a speech to the Detroit Economic Club here this week, Gutierrez rules out aid for the domestic auto makers, citing President Bush’s long-standing policy. “It’s been pretty much the policy to ensure the private sector and the public sector are kept separate,” he says. “I don’t see any reason why that ...

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