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Future of General Motors

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Americans Think GM Engineered Devastating Cover-Up, Poll Finds | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business

General Motors is facing huge public backlash in the wake of a high-profile car recall that has been linked to the deaths of at least 13 people, a new...

A 75th Anniversary for the American Dream, a 25-Year Anniversary for Me

Michael Moore | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics
Michael Moore

On this day 25 years ago, in 1987, I became a filmmaker. I had no idea on that morning in Flint, Mich. what my life would be like after that, or what would happen to Flint, or to General Motors.

GM: Factories May Reopen To Meet Demand

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — General Motors Co. may reopen some shuttered factories because it can't produce certain vehicles fast enough, its North American presi...

Who Knew a Buick Regal could be so Fabulous?

Thomas DeLorenzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Thomas DeLorenzo

Last Thursday night, I was reluctantly taken to a party. I am constantly going to parties; it's part of the price I pay for working in the Entertai...

GM Discounts: Saturn, Pontiac Cars Get $7000 Rebate

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — General Motors Co. is offering deep discounts on its remaining Saturn and Pontiac vehicles as it looks to move the leftover inventory...

Obama Administration: General Motors IPO Will Be Exclusive: U.S. wants to fast-track GM IPO

Reuters | Kevin Krolicki and John Crawley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration wants a fast-track initial public offering of General Motors Co shares to reduce its majority stake in...

GM Chairman Ed Whitacre: Unless Employees Take Risks, Resist Bureaucracy, "We're Not Going To Make It"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT (TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN --AP) - General Motors Co. Chairman Ed Whitacre Jr. urged the troubled automaker's employees to forget their o...

GM Creates 'The Lab' Blog to Test Transportation Concepts

Dave Pinter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Pinter

The theme of the 'Bare Necessity' is, as GM Designer Therese Tant writes, a back-to basics approach, less is more, less cost, less complexity = efficiency.

Commerce Secretary Locke: Rail Can Revive Auto Industry

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan J. Demas

Linking up with rail makes perfect sense for a contracting industry, at a time when environmental and economic factors make expanding public transit a necessity.

Hummer Sale: Buyer Said To Be Chinese Company | KEITH BRADSHER and NICK BUNKLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GUANGZHOU, China -- General Motors has reached a preliminary agreement for the sale of its Hummer brand of large sport utility vehicles and pickup tru...

GM to cut 21,000 US factory jobs, shed Pontiac

AP | TOM KRISHER and KIMBERLY S. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — General Motors Corp. could be majority owned by the federal government under a massive restructuring plan laid out Monday that will cu...

GM Workers Laid Off As Gov't Deadlines Loom

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — General Motors Corp. started firing 1,600 white-collar workers Monday, continuing its effort to slash costs and qualify for more gover...

Is the U.S. Auto Industry Doomed?

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

At most, the Obama plan for preserving a domestic US auto industry may preserve fragments and echoes of what was once the mightiest industrial productive capacity on the planet.

GM's new CEO says bankruptcy is 'more probable'

AP | KIMBERLY S. JOHNSON and TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DETROIT — General Motors Corp.'s new chief executive said Tuesday that more of the automaker's plants could close and bankruptcy is "more probab...

Mitt Romney Praises Obama's "Backbone" On GM

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) backed the plan for GM and Chrysler put forth yesterday by President Obama, the candidate Romney may face in...

GM CEO Wagoner Forced Out... Now What?

Payam Zamani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Payam Zamani

The worst thing we can do is invest billions in these troubled businesses but be stingy when it comes to paying the skilled individuals who are badly needed to turn the organizations around.

GM Bankruptcy Fees Could Reach $1.2 Billion, Top Lehman Brothers

Bloomberg | Linda Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Feb. 25 (Bloomberg) -- A General Motors Corp. bankruptcy might yield a $1.2 billion "bonanza" for bankers, accountants and lawyers, surpassing record ...

Saturn, Saab, Hummer: What You Need To Know

Wall Street Journal | MIKE SPECTOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

General Motors Corp. could shed its Saturn and Hummer brands as part of its viability plan submitted to the Obama administration Tuesday. The future o...

What's Good for GM is Good for Toyota

Daniel Hernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Hernandez

By slashing the tires of the auto bailout, Shelby and McConnell have undone decades of image building by Toyota.

Five Mistakes by DC and Detroit Hurt Detroit Three's Survival Shances

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Sen. Reid's new bailout bill for the Detroit Three does not set additional fuel-economy requirements, nor does it establish a government oversight board. That's two strikes against getting our money's worth.

Objects in Mirror Seem More Relevant Than They Appear.

Aemilia Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Aemilia Scott

What should Washington do when the Motor City begs for oil? The question, it seems, is not "to bail out or not to bail out." The question is how to bailout.

Thoughts on GM from a GM Family

Ricky Van Veen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ricky Van Veen

All four of my grandparents were lifelong GM employees and my father worked there when he was young. Accordingly, its recent collapse has been a topic of conversation in my family.

GM Wants A Bailout? Here Are The Conditions

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

General Motors' lobbyists are trying to terrify the nation into keeping the company on life-support with another $25 billion bailout.

GM's Future In China, Building Hybrids

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI (AFP) - General Motors marked its 100th anniversary Tuesday, saying its future lay in China as it broke ground on a research facility that w...