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GM CEO Mary Barra says company is ready to give up politeness


Chief Executive Mary Barra has made her latest appearance before the Detroit Economic Club, a welcomed change of scenery from the tensioned US congress hearings she had to endure lately. The No. 1 US automaker has been hit by a huge recall crisis, numerous federal investigations, a $35 million fine from the NHTSA, fired more than a dozen employees completely changed ...
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VW is closing on Toyota in the global leadership fight
The world’s largest automaker, Toyota Motor, has some sleepless nights ahead of it – its follower, Volkswagen AG, has narrowed the gap after nine months into 2014. The German carmaker, already ...
US: GM focuses electric vehicle development and production in Michigan
The Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid will get a timely replacement next year – in January, in time for a NAIAS official presentation – and the parent automaker, GM, is focusing ...
US: Detroit three still can’t grasp the small car concept
The latest Consumer Reports quality survey on new cars is out and can be ours to dissect. Besides seeing the Japanese brands on top – business as usual – we ...
GM’s 9-month recall tally: repairs worth $2.7 billion
The No. 1 US automaker is having a truly bad year – has recalled a record number of cars, it’s facing intense scrutiny from federal regulators, a criminal probe for ...
GM ignition switch death toll reaches 30
Yesterday the office of the attorney in charge of the General Motors victims’ compensation fund released its weekly update, adding another victim to the 29 claims already accepted. Back in February, ...
Equipment from Opel’s factory in Bochum to be auctioned off
The European unit of US automaker General Motors is scheduled to auction off tooling equipment from its closing factory in Bochum, Germany. Opel would sell among the items a fire station, ...
GM wins a court dismissal in Spyker – Saab lawsuit
The US automaker managed to convince a federal appeals court to approve the dismissal of a $3 billion lawsuit brought by Spyker NV because the latter considered that General Motors ...
GM’s third-quarter positive result hides deepening problems
The No. 1 US automaker managed to post a positive result this quarter, with net income growing to $1.38 billion. But the result, aided by the strong pricing strategy in ...
GM trying to move past recalls, posts high third-quarter profit
The No. 1 US automaker reported yesterday its financial situation following the July to September quarter, where growing demand for its North American models, especially pickups, has driven up the ...



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