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Maven Launches City Car Sharing in Atlanta

The growth is impressive and part of a growing trend that threatens the traditional auto industry business model Continue reading

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GM Invests in Orion Assembly Plant Again

The 2011 UAW-GM National Agreement is up for renewal by this September, with the two-tier wage system a major potential point of contention between the Detroit Three and the UAW. Continue reading

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56 Dead from GM Ignition Switches

However, 1,388 more cases are under review, and 1,198 were submitted without documentation to back the claim, according Feinberg’s latest update on his website. Continue reading

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GM Probe on Deadly Cobalt Ignition Switches Clears Top Management as 15 Engineering, Legal, Policy Heads Roll

GM CEO Mary Barra said the Valukas findings were “extremely thorough, brutally tough, and deeply troubling. Overall the report found that, from start to finish, the Cobalt saga was riddled with failures which led to tragic results for many.” Continue reading

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Jim DeLuca to Head GM Global Manufacturing

DeLuca is currently Vice President of Manufacturing for GM International Operations. During 2013, GM launched more than 40 vehicles and more than 20 powertrains around the world, but the automaker is still struggling with commonality and the loss of scale that the overly complex GM lineup causes. Continue reading

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Chuck Stevens Named GM CFO

General Motors today named Chuck Stevens as executive vice president and chief financial officer Continue reading

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See the USA in a Chevrolet, but Not Europe

Cadillac is finalizing plans for expanding in the European market to expand its distribution network during the next three years as it prepares for numerous product introductions. It sounds like the same strategy as the old Chevrolet one, but the difference is GM will not be competing against itself. Cadillac “only” has to compete against Audi, BMW, Lexus and Mercedes-Benz… Continue reading

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GM Sells Peugeot Shares. Claims Strategic Alliance Lives

As GM was issuing its statement, PSA shares in Paris were sinking after the automaker said more write-downs are coming with perhaps the need to raise more capital. GM has already written of part of its investment in PSA and it is clearly cutting its losses, with another write-down likely to follow in its Q4 results. Peugeot is trading at $15 a share, down from $30 in 2012. Continue reading

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