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  1. Dora native hosting book signing todayRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... in the U.S. Army before moving to Detroit to work in the automotive industry. Those 30-plus years working at General Motors resulted in Hudson hearing many stories about the seedier side of life in the city, inspiring the book. The fictional account ...


  2. New markets, production for GM KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Automotive News

    ... the Chevy Spark at the Seoul Motor Show. It is one of 10 product unveilings expected this year. SEOUL -- General Motors' massive operation in South Korea lost a big reason for being when bosses in Detroit decided in late 2013 to pull the plug on the ... 1 comment

  3. Taurus revamp debuts in China as Ford counters US sedan slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... auto business with its aerodynamic styling. Initially derided by rivals, the Taurus proved a hit and pushed General Motors and Chrysler to play catch-up by rounding off the corners of their boxy sedans. For several years in the mid-1990s, the Taurus ...


  4. Will Chrysler and GM ever make an affordable SUV hybrid?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2009 |

    With the Calgary Herald reporting that any merger between Chrysler and General Motors is "off the table," and the Big Three Auto Makers in Detroit trying to figure out how to stay alive, I still ponder their green initiative . It has always been on the forefront of my mind and only in 2009 is Chrysler even offering an SUV hybrid.


  5. General Motors and Chrysler end up back on emptyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2009 |

    A mere couple of months after their first handout , General Motors and Chrysler have come a calling again. Hat in hand, they now say it will take several billions more to keep them afloat.


  6. Pfizer, Home Depot and Caterpillar hand out the pink slipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2009 |

    ... jobs. Home Depot Inc., the biggest home improvement retailer in the U.S., will get rid of 7,000 jobs, and General Motors Corp. said it will cut 2,000 jobs at plants in Michigan and Ohio because of slow sales. In response to deteriorating business ...


  7. 2009 Detroit Auto Show: General MotorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2009 |

    General Motors has been under intense scrutiny over the past few months, and the 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit gave the General a forum to prove that it remains viable and will survive the current economic crisis that threatens to drag down the entire industry. The company actually staged three separate press conferences--one on Sunday and two on Monday--but for those focused on product, the one on Sunday mattered the most.


  8. Detroit Auto Show overviewRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2009 |

    ... and the environment. As might be expected, the Big Three were operating under an intense spotlight this year. General Motors got the ball rolling on Sunday morning, with a press conference that featured a parade of new models and a pro-GM rally held ...


  9. Ford to spend $2.5 billion on plants in Mexico, angering UAWRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vallejo News

    Ford Motor Co said on Friday it will spend $2.5 billion to build a new generation of fuel-efficient engines and transmissions in Mexico, creating 3,800 jobs. The United Auto Workers union, in response, said putting jobs in Mexico rather than the United States will be a major issue at its upcoming U.S. labor talks with Ford, General Motors Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.


  10. How an oddball Chevy transformed a Houston dealershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Automotive News

    GM built the Chevy SSR at the Lansing Craft Centre, where such niche vehicles as the Buick Reatta and the EV1 electric car were produced. More than a decade after General Motors launched the Chevrolet SSR, most people still aren't sure what to make of the retro-styled, high-performance roadster pickup.


  11. GM Dodges The Bullet In Court: So Now What Happens To Ignition Switch Complaints?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Car Connection

    General Motors ignition assembly parts, including the parts affected under the recalls, being inspected, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the GM Customer Care & Aftersales Plant in Burton, Michigan. This week, General Motors prevailed in a very important court case.


  12. Industry news: GM to cut 1,100 dealersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2009 |

    General Motors has sent letters to approximately 1,100--1,124 to be exact, according to Automotive News --of its dealers informing them that their franchise agreements will not be renewed when they expire in October 2010. Most of the dealers are small and considered by the company to be under-performing.


  13. New Detroit Celebrity: is ousted GM head, Rick Wagoner, a victim or perp?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2009 |

    I know it doesn't seem that writing about the ousted head of General Motors is an entertainment news story, but at the very least, the players in all of the Detroit dramas are short-term celebrities. And, as my grandma always told me: write what you don't know.


  14. GM's Pattern - too little, too late?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2009 |

    General Motors has a pattern of killing its products just after all the bugs have finally been sorted out, consuming vast resources and trashing the automaker's reputation. That cycle may be coming around again, only this time at a level that dooms the entire organization, rather than just spelling the end for a single product.


  15. China's Geely gears up for Europe, US expansion with new car platformRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | South China Morning Post

    ... the Volvo brand. In 2012, Geely brought in Carl-Peter Forster, an industry veteran with spells at BMW, General Motors and Tata Motors, in part to help convince Volvo chiefs to transfer some retired technologies and jointly develop the basics that ...


  16. 2015 Detroit Autorma - The Chase to the RidlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hot Rod Magazine

    It's a ritual; every March rodders from all over the country converge on Detroit, and more specifically Detroit's Cobo Hall. We are in Motown, down the street from General Motors, a stone's throw from Ford Motor Company and within earshot of Chrysler Corporation.


  17. GM counting on high-speed Internet services in car to drive profitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AlertNet

    Buyers of General Motors Co vehicles will increasingly be able to use in-car mobile broadband systems to book hotel rooms, cut deals on driver insurance, pay for data usage and conduct a host of other transactions. When the automaker began offering 4G LTE high-speed wireless connections in some cars last year, it wasn't clear how it would generate revenue to offset the costs of the hardware.


  18. Bankrupt GM dumps the Hummer BrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2009 |

    ... neither was GM. One year after first discussing the topic, the iconic Hummer brand is about to be sold. "General Motors Corp said it had reached a preliminary deal to sell its Hummer brand, part of its effort to shed half of its eight U.S. lines and ...


  19. The (Recent) Cars that Sank GMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2009 |

    Now that General Motors , once upon a time the largest and most successful company in the history of ever, has filed for bankruptcy , many people are attempting to assign blame. We can argue 'til the cows come home, the fat lady sings and the Twinkies go stale whether it was the executives, the unions, the government, the foreign makes, Wall Street or some combination of the above.


  20. Classy Convertibles: 1987-93 Cadillac AllanteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2009 |

    ... two-seat roadster with a removable hardtop intended to be a halo car for Caddy and a technology showcase for General Motors, with the sort of gizmos (digital instrument clusters, anti-lock brakes, and integrated cell phones) that seemed to get Roger ...