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Mary Barra Takes Over GM

David Kiley | Posted 02.09.2014 | Detroit
David Kiley

Barra, the first woman to run the world's largest automaker, and the first woman to run any car company, will face inevitable challenges of perception. Can a woman run a car company so dominated, as is the entire industry, by men.

GM Chief Says Romney Had 'Short-Sighted' View On Auto Bailout

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Speaking Monday on "CBS This Morning," General Motors CEO Dan Akerson said that presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's stance against the ...

GM Complains U.S. Government Won't Let Company Pay CEO More

Posted 04.27.2012 | Business

General Motors, the world's largest automaker, has a bone to pick with the same U.S. government that bailed it out three years ago. GM paid its CEO...

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Automaker CEO: Climate Change Is Real | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 03.30.2012 | Business

After getting called out by an environmental group, General Motors has pulled support from the Heartland Institute, a Chicago-based nonprofit well-kno...

GM CEO Makes BIG Out-of-Pocket Donation To Detroit Revitalization

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.02.2012 | Detroit

Just days before home-building charity Habitat for Humanity celebrates its 25th anniversary, the organization will launch a $25 million project to exp...

Talks Between GM, Auto Workers Union Heat Up

Posted 11.08.2011 | Business

(Bernie Woodall and Deepa Seetharaman) - Contract talks between General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union have intensified and shifted to co...

GM To Go On Mini Hiring Spree To Boost Electric Car Line

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT: - General Motors Co said on Tuesday it would hire 1,000 engineers and researchers in Michigan over the next two years to develop more electri...

Who Is Dan Akerson? GM CEO 'Wants Turmoil,' Enjoys Pulling Tubes From Arm

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Ed Whitacre, who has led General Motors to a vastly new era or optimism and profit, shocked the business world today when he announced that he's stepp...