Stories tagged with General Motors
By Laurie Bennett | December 16, 2016 at 10:25am | 0
The shadow of Charles Erwin Wilson hovers over Donald Trump.
By Muckety | September 5, 2014 at 1:36pm | 0
So far, U.S. sanctions designed to punish Vladimir Putin for his aggression in the Ukraine have targeted Russian individuals and companies.
By Muckety | April 1, 2014 at 2:39pm | 1
Lawyer Kenneth Feinberg will advise General Motors on how to respond to claims by people injured or killed in vehicles under recall.
By Laurie Bennett | July 31, 2012 at 7:55am | 0
While the federal bailout may or may not have saved the the American auto industry, it’s doing wonders for English football.
By Laurie Bennett | June 17, 2011 at 11:40am | 0
Two years after bankruptcy put the brakes on its lobbying activity, General Motors is revitalizing efforts to wield influence in Washington.
By Ric Bohy | August 12, 2009 at 9:04am | 0
Debbie Dingell has been downsized.
By Ric Bohy | June 10, 2009 at 8:48am | 0
Edward E. Whitacre Jr. will take over as chairman of “the New GM” after it finishes reorganizing under Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
By Ric Bohy | June 8, 2009 at 7:32am | 1
Billionaire Roger Penske, one of few Detroit auto men whose named is still golden, has a tentative deal to buy General Motors’ Saturn brand late this summer or in early fall.
By Laurie Bennett | June 1, 2009 at 9:05am | 3
One company’s downfall is another company’s opportunity, particularly if the other company is a law firm.
By Laurie Bennett | May 28, 2009 at 11:07am | 1
Chapter 11 proceedings for General Motors won’t go nearly as smoothly as they have for smaller, privately held Chrysler.
By Ric Bohy | May 14, 2009 at 8:08am | 0
When GM CEO Fritz Henderson raised the possibility that the automaker could vacate the Renaissance Center, it raised the threat of both real and symbolic devastation for Detroit.
By Carol Eisenberg | April 1, 2009 at 10:24am | 0
A Harley-riding economist has taken what may be the toughest job on President Obama’s auto task force – helping to rebuild the communities likely to be devastated by the industry’s downsizing.
By Carol Eisenberg | March 30, 2009 at 11:23am | 1
Only six months ago, General Motors chief executive Rick Wagoner celebratied the automaker’s 100th anniversary, saying its mission was to demonstrate it could lead again. Whether or not GM regains that leadership, Wagoner will certainly not.
By Carol Eisenberg | December 31, 2008 at 10:19am | 0
After spending half a lifetime being eclipsed by his famous father, J. Ezra Merkin is getting his 15 minutes of fame.
By Laurie Bennett | November 18, 2008 at 9:32am | 0
Rick Wagoner, a lifelong car guy who has headed General Motors for the past eight years, needs a little respect and a lot of money.
By Laurie Bennett | October 11, 2008 at 10:31am | 0
General Motors is weighing a merger with Chrysler, The New York Times reports.
By John Decker | January 15, 2008 at 3:35pm | 0
If you want a sporty performance vehicle but are worried the poor gas mileage will give you bad kharma, Fisker Automotive may have just the answer.
On Monday the California start-up unveiled the Fisker Kharma, which they are billing as the first ever luxury four-door plug-in hybrid. It is being shown at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.