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3 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

General Motors' 7 million recalls fuel costs erode profit

Now, new Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra will be hard pressed to avoid posting a loss when GM announces its first- quarter earnings Thursday.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Detroit News

Missouri pension fund sues GM over ignition recall

A Missouri pension fund sued General Motors Co., its board of directors and its CEO over the handling of a recall of 2.6 million vehicles for ignition switch defects, contending it contributed to the sharp decline in the automaker's stock price.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Automakers, General Motors, Retirement

The New Zealand Herald

General Motors tries to park ignition claims

House subcommittee member Diana DeGette holds up a GM ignition switch while she questions General Motors chief exec Mary Barra on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Mashable

Travel Back 50 Years to 1964 New York World's Fair

Fifty-one million visitors descended on Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, N.Y. over two six-month seasons in 1964 and '65 to experience innovations like "picturephones," lunar crawlers and Belgian waffles.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Pavilion, NY, Comedy Movies, What a Way to Go!, Musical Movies

MLive.com

GM: Ignition switch repairs underway

Repairs to fix millions of vehicles connected to General Motors Co.' s ignition switch recall are underway, according to company officials.

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Seeking Alpha

Still Facing Backlash At Home, General Motors Makes Moves Abroad

GM is forging ambitious plans to tackle the car market in China with a $12 billion investment, including new plants.

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Related Topix: GMC GM, GMC, World News, China, Asia, Automakers, General Motors

Detroit News

Analyst: No impact on GM sales from ignition recall

Gary Pittam performs recall service on a Chevrolet Cobalt April 17, 2014 at Al Serra Chevrolet in Grand Blanc.

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Related Topix: Grand Blanc, MI, Automakers, General Motors, Detroit, MI

The Huffington Post

Democratic Senator Wants To Hold CEOs Accountable For Fatal Mistake

SEPTEMBER 18: Sen. Richard Blumenthal speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol calling for gun reform legislation and marking the 9 month anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school September 18, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, Automakers, General Motors

Tue Apr 22, 2014

National Public Radio

Toyota Sells 2.58 Million Vehicles, Outselling GM

Toyota kept its position at the top in global vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen.

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Automakers, General Motors

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Business Highlights

The Labor Department said Tuesday that the unemployment rate for 2013 college graduates was 10.9 percent.

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Automobile Magazine

General Motors Restructures its Engineering Organization

General Motors has split its Global Vehicle Engineering department into two new departments, Global Product Integrity and Global Vehicle Components and Subsystems.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

GM, lawyers fight over bankruptcy protections

Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully recorded the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Automakers, General Motors, Corpus Christi, TX

Reuters

UPDATE 1-GM restructures engineering to improve vehicle quality, safety

General Motors Co said on Tuesday it is restructuring its engineering operations in a move meant to improve quality and safety of its vehicles as a result of the fallout from the defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.

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CBS 47

General Motors files suit to guard against pre-bankruptcy claims

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GreenCarReports

'Tree Huggers Don't Buy Luxury Cars,' Says Cadillac Exec On Electric Cars

According to a Cadillac executive quoted in The Detroit News a week ago, it's someone who never buys luxury cars.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac, Cadillac ELR, Automakers, General Motors, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Autoblog

Report: Cadillac, Daimler execs take swipes at Tesla

Despite the financial ties between Daimler and Tesla Motors , at least one Mercedes exec thinks the electric automaker doesn't have a bright future.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac, Cadillac ELR, Tesla Motors, Startups, Marketing

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

GM Is Routing $12B to Chinese Operations to Fuel Capacity Surge

After suffering a blow that landed General Motors in the backseat of China's automotive market behind Volkswagen , the Detroit-based company is preparing a $12 billion assault of investments from this year through 2017 to bring its capacity in the region up by 65 percent by 2020 , Reuters is reporting.

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ClickOnDetroit

Report: Mark Fields expected as next Ford CEO

Bloomberg is reporting that Ford Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields will be named as the company's next CEO when Alan Mulally retires.

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Detroit News

Group officially sets Rosie the Riveter record

A group trying to save a portion of a former General Motors assembly plant where Rosie the Riveter once worked is the proud owner of a new Guinness World Record.

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Detroit News

U.S. Treasury chief to visit Detroit

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will make a two-day trip to Detroit this week, the latest high-profile visit by the Obama administration to the Motor City working to exit bankruptcy.

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