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Karl Brauer, Senior Analyst & Editor-at-Large joins Jeremy Anwyl, CEO of Edmunds Inc. and Jessica Caldwell Director of Pricing & Industry Analysis to discuss the bankruptcy of GM.
Globe and MailChina's Geely to Buy Volvo From Ford for $1.8 BillionBusinessWeekGM has said it will consider other bidders for Hummer, and may retire the brand. Shanghai-based SAIC Motor Corp., China's biggest automaker, ...Geely Hopes to Boost Volvo GloballyWall Street Journalall 1,016 news articles »
GM supply chief softens approach to parts firmsDetroit Free PressThe bad blood flowed into the summer of 2009 when purchasing boss Bo Andersson resigned and GM filed for bankruptcy. In an annual industry survey of auto ...and more »
With 'country store' formula, Classic Chevrolet is GM's top dealership in salesDallas Morning NewsClassic managed to sell 4101 new vehicles in 2009, shrugging off a terrible economy, GM's devastating bankruptcy and the most challenging year for the auto ...and more »
Ward's Auto (subscription)GM Adds Eco, RS Variants to Chevy Cruze LineWard's Auto (subscription)The Cruze combines with the Chevy Volt extended-range electric vehicle for a one-two punch later this year from GM, which after 2009's bankruptcy intends to ...and more »
GM scouring Twitter, Facebook to reach unhappy customersLos Angeles TimesThose comments you posted on Twitter, venting about General Motors products, aren't going unnoticed. GM has a new team of customer-service agents scouring ...and more »
Globe and MailGM shows a nimble touch in OshawaGlobe and MailAt the pre-bankruptcy GM, where decisions were made at a glacial pace, the auto maker would have examined several alternatives for taking advantage of such ...GM to add workers, boost output at Canadian plantsThe Associated PressBusiness briefsThe Detroit NewsGM to recall more than 700 Ont. workers, add 3rd shiftCTV.caArea Development Online -CanadianBusiness.com -Hamilton Spectatorall 447 news articles »
UPI.comChrysler to let 50 dealers rejoin sales networkThe Associated PressEarlier this month, General Motors agreed to reinstate 661 dealers who faced franchise terminations. GM had been trying to drop some 2000 dealers from its ...A Colorado Chrysler dealership among 50 offered reinstatementDenver Business JournalChrysler Revives 50 US DealershipsThe Epoch TimesChrysler May Reinstate 50 Dealers Who Were Shut DownBusinessWeekNew York Times -Credit Loan (blog) -The Detroit Newsall 350 news articles »
ReutersGM expects to repay $1 billion loan to Treasury: reportReuters(Reuters) - General Motors Co GM.UL expects to repay $1 billion to the US Treasury on Wednesday, attempting to settle the loan with the government ahead of ...GM to make 2nd government loan payment by March 31The Associated PressGM to Repay $1 Billion LoanWall Street JournalGM to pay back another $1.2 billion to governmentMarketWatchRTT News -Detroit Free Press -Automobile Magazineall 180 news articles »
Globe and MailGM unveils electric concept car for mega-citiesReutersSHANGHAI, March 24 (Reuters) - General Motors [GM.UL] unveiled a new electric concept car in China on Wednesday , aiming to ...GM greener than ever with EN-VBusiness DayGM Unveils Trio of Two-Wheel Electric… Egg PodsGas 2.0 (blog)GM Unveils Concept Car of the FutureTonicMotoring -Daily Mail -Economic Timesall 411 news articles »
Despite Confusion, Local GM Dealers Fight For Their FranchiseKCAUThe former Nuebel Chevrolet of LeMars, now known as Total Sales and Service, also lost it's GM franchise when the company filed for bankruptcy. Hoak Motors ...and more »
General Motors/GMAC: How Are They Doing? Depends Who You BelieveGerson Lehrman GroupThe government is saying that the bailout of GMAC was necessary to save GM and Chrysler, but didn't GM and Chrysler go bankrupt? ...and more »
Financial PostGM CFO: Automaker Stands a "Reasonable Chance" of Making a Profit in 2010MotorTrend MagazineGM previously lost $88 billion from 2004 until its bankruptcy filing in 2009. The automaker is still 60-percent owned by the US government and is deeply ...New GM Finance Chief Is OptimisticWall Street JournalGM Has 'Reasonable Chance' of Profit This Year, Its Chief Finance Officer SaysNew York TimesCFO learns of GM from insideDetroit Free PressThe Detroit News -BusinessWeek -The Associated Pressall 312 news articles »
Ford Cites Volvo Progress as Geely Sees 'Tough' TalksBusinessWeekGM, which left bankruptcy July 10, outsells Ford 3-to-1 in the country. --With assistance from Stephanie Wong in Shanghai and Tian Ying in Beijing. ...and more »
Ford and GM viewed more favorably than Toyota in wake of recallsThe Hill (blog)American consumers also viewed General Motors, which went through bankruptcy in 2009 and is still mostly owned by the government, more favorably than Toyota ...Toyota troubles create carmaker incentive warOakland Pressall 7 news articles »
CBS NewsJerome B. York, Former Auto Executive, Dies at 71New York TimesGM filed for bankruptcy protection in June 2009, and emerged a month later, assisted by $50 billion in federal aid. As part of its restructuring, ...Former auto exec Jerry York wil be missedDetroit Free PressInfluential GM Critic Tried to Fire Rick Wagoner from GM CEO PostAutomobile Magazine (blog)Jerry YorkCNNMoney.comWall Street Journal -BusinessWeek -Reutersall 566 news articles »
Boston GlobeUAW reaches severance deal at NUMMI plantDetroit Free PressToyota decided last summer to close it after GM withdrew from the venture after emerging from a government-backed bankruptcy restructuring. ...It's lights out time for NUMMI, with a massive amount of complicationsSan Jose Business JournalFor NUMMI, The End Is NearBarron's (blog)Toyota Venture Plant Union Criticizes Severance TermsBusinessWeekAFL-CIO (blog) -Central Valley Business Times -Zacks.comall 302 news articles »
New York Times (blog)Ford, GM earn high marks in latest JD Power studyDetroit Free Press"People are still upset that GM went into bankruptcy and took their money." This year, JD Power ranked all three of Ford's brands ranked among the top 10 in ...Toyota, Lexus slip in key dependability studyReutersall 347 news articles »
Financial PostNew GM Finance Chief Is OptimisticWall Street JournalFord, unlike GM and Chrysler LLC, didn't receive a federal bailout or undergo bankruptcy reorganization. Ford's success has ramped up pressure on GM, ...GM Has 'Reasonable Chance' of Profit This Year, Its Chief Finance Officer SaysNew York TimesGM CFO sees chance for profit, IPO in 2010ReutersNew CFO says GM has chance to make 2010 profitThe Associated PressBusinessWeek -Detroit Free Press -The Detroit Newsall 352 news articles »
Globe and MailFord Motor Co. shares hit five-year highThe Associated PressThat puts Ford at a disadvantage to GM and Chrysler Group, which were able to shed debt in bankruptcy court. Chief Financial Officer Lewis Booth said the ...BUSINESS BRIEFSNewsOK.comFord (F) Stock News – Ready To Go Much HigherTimes of the Internetall 250 news articles »
MLive.comEx-G.M. Chief Lands Consulting Job With AlixPartnersNew York Times (blog)He'll have no role in work related to the parts of GM still in bankruptcy, now known collectively as the Motors Liquidation Company. ...Southfield firm hires former GM chiefThe Detroit NewsAlixPartners hires ex-GM chief Fritz HendersonCrain's Detroit BusinessFormer GM CEO Fritz Henderson lands consulting job with AlixPartners LLPMLive.comeGMCarTech (blog)all 7 news articles »
...Motors and had faith in GM, it is because they [helped] General Motors avoid filing for CCAA here in Canada and because of that GM doesn't have the stigma of having gone bankrupt.” The restoration of U.S. dealers could affect the outcome of two lawsuits filed...
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Regular Folks United Founder, Lori Rioman, goes on the Glenn Beck program on Fox News Channel to discuss the future of General Motors following their exit from bankruptcy. July 10, 2009
US auto giant General Motors emerged from bankruptcy Friday after signing court papers selling its best, most profitable parts to a new company largely controlled by the US government. The process has seen the carmaker shed thousands of jobs and announce plans to shut down or sell off famous brands like Hummer, Saturn and Pontiac so it can focus on making a profit. But industry experts say the new GM faces stiff challenges amid the worst economic crisis in decades. voa's Mil Arcega reports.
FOR MORE INDUSTRY NEWS: www.edmunds.com Check out this interview with industry expert Jessica Caldwell as she talks about how the recent bankruptcies could affect you.
The General Motors flameout has been a disaster for blue collar Americans working on assembly lines. Out of 123000 GM workers left in North America, 20000 are scheduled to lose their jobs. Meanwhile, the Auto Task Force appointed by President Obama to oversee the process is led by Wall Street financiers focused on a single goal - turning a profit and getting stock prices to rise. It's an approach that has some people worried.
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Jerry White reports for the World Socialist Web Site from Flint, Michigan. He speaks to workers and youth in the once-thriving auto city about the conditions and implications of General Motors bankruptcy.
Fifty-five percent of Americans disapprove of the US government's actions that will lead to its ownership of 60% of General Motors when the company emerges from bankruptcy.
autogreenmag.com Scott Griffith, CEO of Zipcar: We have never bought a GM or Chrysler product. What we do is we survey our members, we ask them what kind of car do they want to drive. And when we hear back what they want to drive, if we dont have it, we consider it and look at it. We have never had a request for a GM product. Thats unfortunate, but thats the way it is. Out of 300000 users that we survey every six months, I have never had a request. Reading to convert this company we own to making windmills at www.michaelmoore.com
After a historic bankruptcy filing Monday, General Motors took a big step forward Tuesday, announcing a tentative deal to sell its Hummer brand to a Chinese manufacturer. GM has also lined up buyers for its Saturn and Saab brands. But prospects of a more profitable GM emerging from bankruptcy have been lost on thousands of workers and dealers who are seeing their livelihoods wiped out. voa's Mil Arcega reports.
The Associated PressAP source: GM studying more temporary shutdownsThe Associated PressDETROIT (AP) — General Motors Corp. is evaluating the temporary closure of more factories in the third quarter as it tries to control inventory to prepare for its exit from bankruptcy protection, a person briefed on the plans said Wednesday. ...AP source: GM studying more temporary shutdowns The Associated Pressall 203 news articles
Scientific AmericanWill GM's bankruptcy zap the Chevy Volt?Scientific AmericanBy Katherine Harmon in 60-Second Science Blog Since General Motors filed for bankruptcy on Monday, auto aficionados and green geeks alike have been speculating about the fate of the company's long-heralded electric car, the Chevy Volt. ...GM: Bankruptcy Won't Affect Volt U.S. News Rankings & ReviewsGM's Bankruptcy Foreshadows a Smaller, Greener Company Daily GreenChevy dealership and GM captive expect low impact from bankruptcy Royal GazetteThe Flint Journal - MLive.com - Hybrid Cars Newsall 45 news articles
Voice of AmericaTowns, Businesses Reel From GM BankruptcyVoice of AmericaBy Mil Arcega After an historic bankruptcy filing Monday, General Motors took a big step forward Tuesday, announcing a tentative deal to sell its Hummer brand to a Chinese manufacturer. GM has also lined up buyers for its Saturn and Saab brands. ...
National PostKelly McParland: Harper never had a choice on GMNational Post, CanadaSuch will be the case with GM, I suspect. It could wither into the 21st century equivalent of American Motors Corp., proud builder of the Nash, the Rambler and the Gremlin, or unexpectedly rebound the way Chrysler did from its first near-death ...Loonie's rise mixed blessing for bailouts Globe and MailGovt to divest GM stake by 2018 AFPPremier hopeful GM will repay taxpayers CKCOCityNews - AFPall 678 news articles
Examiner.com1/Big three ain't bankruptExaminer.comSo General Motors went bankrupt, Chrysler went bankrupt and by default Ford is poised to be our leading domestic carmaker, or the sharpest butter-knife in the drawer. Also, cheeseburgers are now eating people. As for the world heavyweight auto title, ...Discounts, not efficiency, drive US auto sales up The Associated PressFeds should not be behind the wheel to save GM MLive.comLorne Gunter: I don't want to own GM National PostVoice of America - AFPall 1,002 news articles
CNBCBuggy Whips, GM, Cisco & the DowCNBC, Englewood CliffsIt's a dangerous and misleading market myth underscored by the deletion of General Motors from the S&P 500 and the Dow this week. The reality is that the top companies rarely remain top companies for extended periods when long term investment horizons ...GM, Citi make way for Cisco, Travelers in Dow AFPGM Files for Bankruptcy - Stock Market Moves Higher Gather.comTriumph of the tech: Cisco replaces GM in Dow index National Business ReviewGlobe and Mail - HotStockedall 3,403 news articles
Youngstown Business JournalAuto Dealers Learn Their Future with GMYoungstown Business Journal, OHFirst, he received in the mail an acceptance agreement from General Motors Corp. setting forth terms and metrics of continuing with a newly restructured GM when it emerges from bankruptcy. Second, the auto dealer received word that GM had reached a ...Local GM dealers fight to stay open Capital News 9all 30 news articles
www.KTLKFM.com Chris Baker Radio show was interviewing a Vice President of General Motors and Bill O'reilly coudn't control himself and melts down, Thank God for calm cool Chris Baker. She sounds hot.
Platinum todayStillwater expresses concerns over GM bankruptcyPlatinum today, UKStillwater Mining Company revealed yesterday (2nd June) that it is hoping General Motors (GM) will honour its contractual commitments despite filing for bankruptcy. The entire palladium production and 70 per cent of the platinum output from the ...
Baltimore SunFeeling dealers' painBaltimore Sun, United StatesGeneral Motors Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection Monday that put it under government ownership as the automaker undergoes a restructuring that includes plant closings and thousands of job losses. GM's restructuring plan comes less than a month ...
Michigan Business Review - MLive.comConsumers key to GM's success, local experts sayMichigan Business Review - MLive.com, MIKALAMAZOO -- The impact of General Motors Corp.'s bankruptcy filing on southwestern Michigan will be indirect. The brunt of it will not be felt here until plants in other cities start to close. Fixing GM's ledger book is just the beginning. ...GM news cause for anxiety, but reason for optimism exists MLive.comall 5 news articles
CNET NewsNo matter what, GM will maintain product ties to OpelCNET News, CAby Automotive News General Motors says it will maintain deep product-development ties with Adam Opel AG despite a plan to sell a stake in the German subsidiary. On Friday, May 29, Magna International Inc. appeared poised to take a controlling interest ...Magna sees Opel deal in September, Berlin cautious ReutersGermany says 'still open' to other Opel bidders AFPFears grow for Vauxhall jobs as Luton van plant named 'at risk ... Daily MailWard's Auto (subscription) - Irish Independentall 1,138 news articles
Car giant General Motors (GM) has filed for bankruptcy protection, marking the biggest failure of an industrial company in US history. A look at the factors that led to the biggest failure of an industrial company in the US.
ReutersGM, Chrysler to face Senate scrutiny on dealersReutersBy John Crawley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Corp and Chrysler LLC, both bankrupt, will try on Wednesday to ease congressional concern, and in some cases anger, over their plans to slash more than 2400 dealerships. ...Chrysler and General Motors announce they will shrink dealer base ... CNN InternationalDumped GM, Chrysler Dealers Not Going Away Quietly Consumer AffairsEmbattled auto chiefs defend dealer cuts Washington TimesThe Associated Press - WOWKall 1,517 news articles
Auto major' General Motors bankruptcy could impact Indian service providers in a "small" but "significant" way
Auto major' General Motors bankruptcy could impact Indian service providers in a "small" but "significant" way
New York TimesChinese Company Buying GM's Hummer BrandNew York Times, United StatesGM filed for bankruptcy Monday. By KEITH BRADSHER and NICK BUNKLEY General Motors has reached a preliminary agreement for the sale of its Hummer brand of large sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks to a machinery company in western China with ...GM to sell Hummer, bankruptcy steps cleared AFPGM, Chinese company tentatively agree on Hummer sale XinhuaChinese machine maker's Hummer buy raises eyebrows ReutersNew Zealand Herald - RTT Newsall 2,468 news articles
Ralph Nader and Labor Professor Harley Shaiken Discuss the Bankruptcy and Future of General Motors Auto giant General Motors filed for Chapter 11 yesterday in one of the largest bankruptcy cases in US history. Shortly after the filing, GM said it would close fourteen more plants, including seven in Michigan, and cut up to 21000 more jobs. More than 2000 car dealerships will be shut down, as well. After the factory closings, GM will have fewer than 40000 workers buildings cars in the United States, one-tenth of a workforce that numbered nearly 400000 in the 1970s.
Washington PostMeet the Men Who Are Being Handed the KeysWashington Post, United States"The GM that many of you know, that let too many of you down, is history," he said this week when the company announced that it was filing for bankruptcy. Kent Kresa, 71, became chairman when Henderson took the reins. A former chairman of Northrop ...