I've often joked that Japanese businessmen have 100 ways to say "I don't know" and 1,000 ways to not take responsibility. Those watching the hearings yesterday got about a four-hour example of all that live.
"Once we heard Tiger's claim 'My wife never attacked me' said a GM spokesperson, "it was obvious that the vehicle itself must be at fault. Sports celebrities are attracted to Cadillac Escalades like magnets, and apparently so are golf clubs."
Now we actually have to build the dozen train lines and other transit improvements that Measure R transit funds are earmarked for. And perhaps most importantly, we have to accelerate the process.
Toyota's massive recall is an unprecedented opportunity for GM to paint a stark contrast between its commitment to making great cars and Toyota's sloppiness in pursuit of global dominance.
As Ed Whitacre transitions into the full time CEO role, he's got to personally build an understanding of how people communicate online.
After bringing American Idol to Fox, Simon Cowell announced that he will leave the show at the end of the season. While Cowell won't b...
Bankruptcy works. Now we just need to find a way to convince Tim Geithner, Larry Summers, and Ben Bernanke that it's okay to let financial firms go bust, too.
As we had our holiday dinner together, my kids asked me why billions can be spent on an expanding war, bailing out the auto industry and the banks, but when it comes to health care, people are afraid of a "government takeover."
I never wanted to own part of a bank, insurance company, or automaker. But now I do. If you are a U.S. citizen, you do too.
I'm making real investment in fast trains that run where people live and want to go my wish for the New Year.
Here are the "top ten" things our government could do in 2010 to reverse our nascent economic recovery. Of course, it shouldn't do any of these things - but its record causes me grave concern.
Companies that have earned enormous profits selling giant trucks and SUVs are in the process of re-branding themselves as responsible corporate citizens with an obligation to society.
As newly elected secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO, I traveled the country this fall, talking with workers and hearing their concerns. The economic c...
We have to wonder if the US had taken Hummer, especially with its dependence on the military version, and turned it into a government-owned operation, would the US benefit?
For cultural and historical reasons, China has relatively less experience in brand building, so the US currently seems to have a comparative advantage in internationally known brands.
When it comes to carhaul drivers, automakers are failing to meet their end of the bailout bargain and taxpayers should hold them accountable.