No industry in America is more connected to a region of the country than the auto industry is to Michigan and Ohio. So it's no surprise that, as car manufacturers undergo a massive - and painful - restructuring, the two Rust Belt states are leading the nation in lost manufacturing jobs.

First Place Bank in Warren, Ohio, can't replace those jobs, but it is doing its part to renew some pride in the beleaguered car industry by stirring up interest in the Chevrolet Cruze, a new, fuel-efficient vehicle that is being manufactured at General Motors' Lordstown, Ohio, and Flint, Mich., plants.

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