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6 min ago | CFO

About-Face for Chris Liddell, Now a CFO Again After All

The former finance chief at Microsoft and GM, who'd said he was done with being a CFO, takes the finance-chief job at William Morris.

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Related Topix: Marketing

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

General Motors Co.'s compensation program opens for victims of faulty ignition switches

Mary Barra, chief executive officer of General Motors Co. , addresses reporters during a media briefing before the company's annual meeting at their headquarters in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors

5 hrs ago | USA Today

SUVs power GM, Ford, Chrysler sales jumps

Chrysler Group reported July sales of The U.S. unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles typically is first to report monthly sales.

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Related Topix: Chrysler Group, Automakers, General Motors, Chevrolet Colorado, Truck, Chevrolet, GMC Canyon, GMC, Toyota, Toyota Tacoma, Autos

9 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Harley-Davidson recalls 3,300 bikes for ignition switch problem

Detroit -- Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business.

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Related Topix: Harley Davidson, Automakers, General Motors

14 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Leery of recall impact, General Motors boosted June sales with late-month discounts to dealers

As General Motors prepares to report monthly sales results on Friday, a look its numbers from June show just how intent the company is on keeping new-car sales on the rise during a record spate of safety recalls.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Auto Dealers, Autonation, Retail

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

National briefs: Key rulings in Wisconsin

The fight over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's signature policy achievement, a law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public employees, ended Thursday with the state Supreme Court declaring it to be constitutional.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Train Disaster

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

VW overtakes GM in worldwide vehicle sales

Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped General Motors out of second place as the U.S. automaker grapples with a recall scandal.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Motor, Automakers, Wagon, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Toyota Camry, General Motors

Hollywood Reporter

WME / IMG Adds Chris Liddell as CFO

WME / IMG has hired former General Motors and Microsoft exec Chris Liddell as chief financial officer, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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Related Topix: The Hollywood Reporter, Entertainment

Bloomberg

Rental-Car Firms Pushed GM on Fatal Crashes Before Recall

More than seven years before General Motors Co. began the biggest wave of auto recalls in history, an investigator for Vanguard Car Rental USA Inc. contacted the carmaker about a fatal rollover crash in California.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Barstow, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

MLive.com

In-vehicle 4G LTE a 'game changer' for GM, exec says

Chevrolet Global Chief Marketing Officer Tim Mahoney introduces the the bi-fuel version of the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD2500 Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the Chicago Auto Show in Chicago, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet, Marketing, Detroit, MI

Detroit Free Press

GM plans big advertising push to promote 4G cars

General Motors plans to introduce a widespread advertising campaign this fall to promote the high-speed Internet capability it will offer in more than 30 vehicles in the 2015 model year.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Chevrolet Malibu, Hybrid, Chevrolet Impala, Sedan, Chevrolet, Marketing

The Jackson Sun

Lawyer sues GM on behalf of 658 plaintiffsLawyer sues GM on behalf of ...

Lawyer sues GM on behalf of 658 plaintiffs Lawsuit claims people were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/2014/07/30/lawyer-sues-gm-behalf-plaintiffs/13362601/ FILE - This Tuesday, April 1, 2014 file photo shows a key in the ignition ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alexandria, VA, Automakers, General Motors

NewsOK.com

Lawyer sues GM on behalf of 658 plaintiffs

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Automakers, General Motors

Detroit News

Field of 5 Republicans, 3 Democrats battle for 43rd House District

The race to fill the northern Oakland County seat of outgoing Republican state Rep. Gail Haines is an intense competition among five Republicans and three Democrats in the Aug. 5 primary.

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Related Topix: US News, Oakland County, MI, Clarkston, MI, Lake Angelus, MI, Automakers, General Motors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Toyota remains at top in sales after first half

Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped General Motors out of second place as the U.S. automaker grapples with a recall scandal.

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Automakers, General Motors

ABC News

Toyota Remains at Top in Sales After First Half

Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped General Motors out of second place as the U.S. automaker grapples with a recall scandal.

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Automakers, General Motors

Detroit News

Chrysler sued over ignition switches in a follow-up to GM suits

Chrysler Group LLC was sued over allegedly faulty ignition switches in Jeeps, in a follow-up to more than 120 lawsuits General Motors faces over the same defect.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

WebWire

GM, U.S. Army and Raytheon Partner to Train Soldiers Returning to Civilian Life

General Motors, the U.S. Army and Raytheon Company today announced they are teaming up to provide eligible transitioning Army soldiers with skills to become service technicians at GM dealerships after they return to civilian life.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Automakers, General Motors, Raytheon, Aerospace-Defense

MarketWatch

Ally Financial swings to profit, exceeds estimates

Ally Financial Inc., the lender partially owned by the U.S. government, swung to a profit in the second quarter as its core auto-lending business posted higher profit, while deposits at Ally Bank grew.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Mon Jul 28, 2014

USA Today

Cadillacs to add wireless charging for smartphones

General Motors plans to offer wireless charging of smartphones in some 2015 model-year Cadillacs.The automaker is integrating wireless-charging technology developed in partnership with a supplier named Powermat.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Coupe, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac, Sedan, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Hybrid, Cadillac Escalade, SUV, Autos

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