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WATCH: Texas Governor Grilled On Fox News Sunday | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Governors Association Chairman Rick Perry (R-Tex.) was grilled on Fox News Sunday about his views on health care, the auto ba...

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.

US Steering GM Into Bankruptcy

Washington Post | David Cho, Peter Whoriskey and Kendra Marr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Obama administration is preparing to send General Motors into bankruptcy next week under a plan that would give the automaker tens of billions of ...

GM Will Furlough Plants Up To 9 Weeks

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — General Motors Corp. is planning to temporarily close most of its U.S. factories for up to nine weeks this summer because of slumping ...

General Motors Seeks Up To $30B In Aid, Plans To Cut 47,000 Jobs

AP | TOM KRISHER and KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — General Motors Corp., presenting a dire outlook for the future, said Tuesday it may need $30 billion in total government financing to ...