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Big Three Bailout

GM To Become Less Government-Owned

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

DETROIT — The U.S. government plans to sell another 30 million shares of General Motors stock in a public offering on Thursday as it speeds up e...

Bailed-Out Automaker Denies Damning Accusations

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business

* Disputes reports saying automaker requested pay increase * Says requested $9 mln pay package, not $11.1 mln * GM says ...

The Chevy Sonic's Role In Detroit's Recent Boom

AP | TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 03.06.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — When the word reached the Orion Assembly Plant, it spread along the serpentine assembly line like news of a death or natural disaster:...

Big Three Automaker Bailout: Hearing, Statements, Video

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Updated 10am EST Friday, December 5: The Big Three are back on Capitol Hill today. This time their talking to Congress about getting a multi-billion...

Automakers Plead For Aid, But Senate Votes Lacking

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Imperiled automakers and their union worked feverishly Wednesday to sell a skeptical Congress on a $34 billion aid plan, promising ...

Big Three CEOs To Take $1 A Year Salaries If Their Companies Get Bailed Out (POLL)

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Now that Americans have footed the bill for more than a trillion dollars in bailouts, Congress is finally starting to clamp down on executive pay as a...

New York Times Still Pushing $70-an-hour Autoworker Myth

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Art Levine

What will it take for the mainstream media to accurately report on the actual labor costs in Detroit while Congress is considering whether to give the Big Three a bailout?

Big Three Come Back To Congress With Different Agendas

New York Times | BILL VLASIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT - The Detroit automakers have been lumped together for decades as the Big Three, and for good reason; their goals have usually been aligned. ...

Too Much Green in Being Green

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian Ross

I would love to drive a Mini, or a Prius or a Smart Car, but I have a big family. Unless Ringling Bros. teaches me how to pile them all in and out of a four passenger car, it is not an option.

Senator Durbin Rips Big Three Automakers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sen. Dick Durbin is ripping into auto industry leaders, calling them out of touch with ordinary people. But he indicated there's still a chance for th...