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Outgoing CEO: GM Bailout Was A Win For Taxpayers

AP | By TOM KRISHER | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retiring General Motors CEO Dan Akerson says the government bailout of his company was a net gain for taxpayers — even though th...

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 CEO Dan Akerson Says Political Compromise Key To Stopping Next Recession

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 08.12.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — General Motors is making progress in restructuring its money-losing European operations and holding constructive talks with German lab...

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...

Sharon Silke Carty

Automaker CEO: Climate Change Is Real

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 Sales Up, But Ford And Chrysler Way Ahead

AP | Posted 03.01.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- General Motors says its U.S. sales rose 1 percent last month, led by its small cars. Analysts had expected the company to post lower sales...

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...

GM CEO Defends Volt Before Congress

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 03.26.2012 | Detroit

WASHINGTON — The chairman and CEO of General Motors Co. is defending the company over battery fires in Chevrolet Volt electric cars last year. ...

House Subcommittee Wants To Hear About Those Volt Fires

AP | Posted 01.19.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- General Motors CEO Dan Akerson has agreed to testify before a U.S. House subcommittee about battery fires in Chevrolet Volt electric cars. ...

Are We Over It?

AP | By TOM KRISHER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The American public has gotten past its animosity toward General Motors for taking a government bailout in 2009, the company's top executiv...

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 t...

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...