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  1. GM looks to new vehicles, China to boost profitRead the original story

    1 min ago | WMDT

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra told investors Wednesday that GM plans a raft of new models and a big push to sell more cars in China to drive profits in coming years, as the biggest U.S. automaker tries to shift the spotlight from a mishandled recall of older small cars. Barra needed to reassure investors that GM has a strong plan going forward.

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  2. CEO Barra Pledges Profit Gains as GM Looks Past RecallsRead the original story

    20 min ago | Bloomberg

    General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra outlined revised financial goals as she works to shift the focus at the largest U.S. automaker from fixing recalled cars to making more money selling new models.

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  3. Supercharged Corvette can go 0-60 in 2.95 secondsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    This undated image provided by General Motors shows the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. General Motors says the new high-performance Corvette can hit 60 mph in 2.95 seconds, finish a quarter-mile in just under 11 seconds, and reach 127 mph in one-quarter mile, making it the fastest car GM has ever made.

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  4. Annual North American Auto Show Held In DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    General Motors says a new high-performance version of the Chevrolet Corvette can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in under three seconds. The 2015 Corvette ZO6 is the fastest car GM has ever made.

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  5. General Motors lays out future strategy on product, profitabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Wednesday the company is putting in place a plan that will help it achieve 9- to 10-percent margins on an earnings-before-taxes basis by early next decade. Barra and other GM executives laid out those plans to investors and media at the company's proving grounds in Milford and on two separate conference calls.

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  6. UPDATE 2-GM sees first European profit in 2016 after years of lossesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    General Motors Co said on Wednesday it expects in 2016 to ring up its first profit in Europe in more than a decade and that it will also hit targeted North American operating margins that year. GM had previously said it would hit those targets by mid-decade, but it offered the more specific timetable and outlined other forecasts, including its plans for the critical Chinese market, at its investor meeting at the company's test track outside Detroit.

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  7. Why Ford Motor Company Is Being Crushed by General Motors and FCARead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... left behind. However, there is more than meets the eye with these numbers, so let's take a look. First up: General Motors General Motors topped its Detroit automaker rivals, with more than 223,000 vehicles sold last month in the United States. That ...

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  8. $600,000 Man Cave Features Ferrari Parked Next to SofaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... the U.S., including a project with a 1.5 mile (2.4-kilometer) test track planned on the grounds of a defunct General Motors plant near Detroit . Murphy paid $300,000 for his garage and invested about that again to kit it out. On the first floor a ...

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  9. General Motors Gives Aggressive OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    General Motors Co. Chief Executive Mary Barra outlined a new plan to expand profit, release new vehicles and end unacceptable business behaviors as reasons for investors to once again believe in the U.S. auto giant.

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  10. Look Beyond SoHo for the Future of CadillacRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Automobile Magazine

    Media breathlessly reported news that General Motors' luxury brand, Cadillac, is going to move from its birthplace to South of Houston in New York City . Cadillac! The brand named for Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, the very founder of the 313! NPR called it "dramatic" news as it led into a story by Sonari Glinton, the former Ann Arbor, Michigan-based correspondent who now reports on the auto industry and other businesses from Los Angeles.

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  11. Chrysler, GM sales soar, Ford downRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    Chrysler and General Motors reported that September sales of their cars and trucks soared 19% and 19.4% respectively, as the two Detroit automakers' performance easily outpaced the expected overall industry sales increase for the month. Ford, meanwhile, said its sales fell 2.7% from the month a year ago, largely, it said, because it pulled back on sales of its F-150 as it prepares to launch a new version of the pickup and its fleet sales declined.

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  12. GM sees first European profit in 2016 after years of lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Automotive News

    General Motors Co. said it expects its first profit in Europe in more than a decade in 2016 and that it will also hit its targeted 10 percent operating profit magin for North America the same year.

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  13. Parts to Fix Faulty Ignition Switches ArriveRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the company has enough parts available to fix all the faulty ignition switches that are blamed for at least 23 deaths nationwide. Barra told reporters at an investor conference Wednesday that GM's parts supplier finished making the parts a few days before a goal of early October.

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  14. Truck deals help boost U.S. auto sales in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    ... Most predict sales rose around 10 percent from a year ago, fueled mainly by big discounts on pickup trucks. General Motors and Chrysler hoped to take advantage of Ford, which temporarily closed a truck factory to retool for its new aluminum-clad ...

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  15. More Auto Recalls: Ford Airbag Glitch, Toyota Pickup Truck SuspensionsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | FindLaw

    ... electrical glitches have been the subject of several high-profile recalls this year. An electrical issue in General Motors vehicles that is the subject ongoing recall of over three million vehicles has so far been linked to at least 19 deaths . The ...

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  16. Ford's US sales down 3 percent in SeptemberRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... housewife who 50 years ago became the first female pilot to fly solo around the world, has died. She was 88. General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the company has enough parts available to fix all the faulty ignition switches that are blamed for at ...

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  17. GM to make profit in Europe, hit N. American margin target in 2016Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    General Motors Co on Wednesday said that in 2016 it would ring up its first profits in Europe in more than a decade and hit targeted North American operating margins. GM had previously said it would hit those targets by mid-decade, but it offered the more specific timetable at its investor meeting at the automaker's test track outside Detroit.

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  18. UPDATE 1-GM to make profit in Europe, hit N. American margin target in 2016Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    General Motors Co said on Wednesday it expects in 2016 to ring up its first profit in Europe in more than a decade and that it will also hit targeted North American operating margins that year. GM had previously said it would hit those targets by mid-decade, but it offered the more specific timetable at its investor meeting at the company's test track outside Detroit.

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  19. News QuirksRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Seven Days

    Plagued by repeated recalls, General Motors directed its engineers to avoid using 69 words when discussing GM automobiles. Among them: asphyxiating, deathtrap, disemboweling, genocide, grenade-like and powder keg.

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  20. Live blog: Mary Barra and GM execs host conference callRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MLive.com

    On Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. General Motors CEO Mary Barra and other executives host a conference call with media and investors to discuss the Detroit automaker's strategic plan going forward. Shortly before the call is set to begin, GM reported a 19 percent increase in U.S. sales for the month of September.

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