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Steel shipments for US cars sag

The US steel industry shipped 1.17 million tons of steel to domestic carmakers in November, the lowest total in four years, the American Iron and Steel Institute reports. This was a 35.2 percent drop from the 1.8 million tons shipped to the auto industry in November, 1978.

Automakers used 16.3 percent of the US steel industry's November production.

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