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GM launches safety oriented product development unit


The company’s CEO, Mary Barra, announced GM will set up a new global product integrity group which centers around product safety and quality. Barra is facing just a few months after coming to office with one of the biggest scandals GM has seen this decade, as she admitted the company blundered the defective ignition switch recall. As a consequence, the small ...
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Mary Barra, tested by GM’s ignition switch recall
Barra, the world’s first female CEO in the auto industry, just settled in the top position at General Motors and is already facing a tough challenge that would test her ...
GM’s CEO talks about the ignition switch recall
Mary Barra, General Motors Chief Executive Officer, took the time to address the newest and biggest problem the US automaker is facing since she took the reigns in January. In a ...
GM’s new CEO could earn $14.4 million this year
Mary Barra, which sets the bar quite high by being the first auto industry female chief executive officer, could earn in 2014 as much as $14.4 million in cash and ...
GM’s new CEO becomes world’s most powerful woman
After Mary Barra took on the role as CEO of GM in January and even entertained Vice President Joe Biden around the GM exhibit during the Detroit Auto Show has ...
GM still looking to build new model at Opel main plant
Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra said General Motors is sticking to plans for its Opel unit to build an all-new vehicle at the brand’s main plant in Germany as part ...
GM’s new CEO will stay on plotted course
Mary Barra, General Motors Co's new chief executive, said she has no plans to deviate from predecessor Dan Akerson's strategy as the No. 1 US automaker pushes for profitability everywhere ...
GM’s new CEO, Mary Barra, ready for big changes
The major challenge facing the 52-year-old electrical engineer and Stanford MBA: How to continue breaking down silos and walls within the U.S. automaker's historically dysfunctional and disconnected corporate culture and ...
Who is Mary Barra?
She is the first woman to head a Detroit automaker, and her naming as GM’s new CEO came to many as a surprise. This is mainly because until two years ...

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