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  1. Number Of Deaths Related To GM Ignition Switches RisesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | CBS Local

    WASHINGTON, DC The number of deaths related to the General Motors ignition switch recall has now risen from 13 to 19. This as the expert determining compensation in the fund says - at this point - they have approved 19 claims. "How many death claims there will be-pure speculation-but obviously, it will be more than 19," said attorney Ken Feinberg.

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  2. Bankruptcy judge to weigh in on Detroit's water shut-offsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Detroit News

    ... President Barak Obama's Task Force on the Automotive Industry, overseeing the bankruptcy restructurings at General Motors and Chrysler during the great recession. A former investment banker at the mergers-and-acquisition firm of Lazard Freres & Co., ...

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  3. USA's former 'auto czar' to testify in Detroit bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... is Ron Bloom, who served as "auto czar" on President Barack Obama's task force that designed the bailout of General Motors and Chrysler amid the economic meltdown in 2009. Bloom served as a lead adviser to the retiree committee. He works for the ...

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  4. Holden poised to sack 300 Melbourne workersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... separation program open to engineering employees. Holden has also (relocated) a number of engineers to General Motors headquarters in Detroit where possible," said Mr Poppitt. Holden's V6 engine plant in Port Melbourne is due to close in 2016 - one ...

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  5. UAW deal with Lear would shed two-tier wages at Ind. plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Automotive News

    ... Parts suppliers such as Lear implemented a two-tier system years earlier to check labor costs. The UAW and General Motors, Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group are preparing for contract talks next year when a four-year contract expires in September. ...

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  6. Fall 2014 Career Days welcomes recruiters to Penn StateRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... Alexandra Cragin, left, a senior at Penn State majoring in marketing, introduced herself to a recruiter from General Motors during the first day of Fall Career Days 2014 at the Bryce Jordan Center. The three day event began on Sept. 16 and continues ...

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  7. House report says NHTSA failed to spot GM defectRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    A blistering Congressional report came out today on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's handling of a General Motors ignition switch problem.The defect is blamed in 19 deaths. David Shepardson is chief of The Detroit News Washington, D.C. bureau.

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  8. GM to Pay for 19 Deaths Linked to Ignition Switch ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | FindLaw

    General Motors has offered to pay compensation for 19 deaths caused by faulty ignition switches in the company's vehicles. The dollar amounts of the automaker's offers weren't announced.

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  9. Five findings in Congress's report on safety agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Detroit a Republicans on the House Commerce Committee released a report Tuesday critical of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government's top auto safety agency, and its handling of General Motors' delayed recall of 2.6 million cars with defective ignition switches. NHTSA was also the subject of a Senate subcommittee hearing later Tuesday.

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  10. House Probe Says Regulator Missed Warning Signs on GM DefectRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The U.S. agency that tracks vehicle safety defects didn't recognize a pattern of air bag failures in General Motors Co. cars that would later be linked to flawed ignition switch design, congressional investigators concluded.

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  11. Google's vision of driverless future at odds with automakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Detroit News

    ... powered by an almost $400 billion stock-market value that tops those of Toyota Motor Corp., Volkswagen AG and General Motors Co. combined. It's also keeping a tight grip on its mapping data and potential marketing plans for cars while helping to ...

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  12. International Paper's Board of Directors Elects Ray G. Young to Its BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ink World

    ... since 2010. Prior to joining ADM, Young served as vice president of international operations in China at General Motors Company (GM), as well as executive vice president and chief financial officer of GM. "Ray's exceptional financial expertise, ...

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  13. Union applauds U.S. auto deal to end two-tier wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Windsor Star

    ... paid to veteran UAW members. About 25 per cent of the more than 125,000 hourly workers at Ford, Chrysler and General Motors received the lower wage level and benefit package. The UAW also gave up wage hikes, opting instead for profit sharing to ...

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  14. Study: Some parents take children out of boosters too earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

    ... THEIR SHOULDER AND CHEST AND NOT ACROSS THEIR NECK OR FACE. Rhonda: AS PART OF NATIONAL CHILD SAFETY WEEK, GENERAL MOTORS FOUNDATION AND SAFE KIDS WORLDWIDE TEAMED UP TODAY AT FOCUS HOPE IN DETROIT TO RAISE AWARENESS AND EDUCATE PARENTS. DO YOU ...

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  15. Mom pleads not guilty in 5-year-old son's deathRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... not guilty. A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the... The agency responsible for ...

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  16. General Motors Company (GM) Not Solely Culpable for Ignition Failings: House ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

    General Motors Company isn't the only company that needs to shoulder some of the blame for the sometimes tragic results caused by defects present in their ignition switches. As Brittany Umar reported today on The Street , according to the House Energy and Commerce committee, the NHTSA was also lax in their duties, which allowed the problem in General Motors Company 's vehicles to go undetected for years.

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  17. GM Wentzville to add 750 workersRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    General Motors is adding 750 workers to a Missouri factory in anticipation of high demand for two new small pickup trucks. GM Wentzville to add 750 workers General Motors is adding 750 workers to a Missouri factory in anticipation of high demand for two new small pickup trucks.

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  18. Strike shows restless UAW is going after two-tier wage systemRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Automotive News

    ... really hurt Detroit 3 production with a stoppage was in 2007, and that was a half-hearted 41-hour strike at General Motors that UAW leadership engineered to get the rank and file to blow off steam over a concessionary contract. The contract included ...

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  19. GM to add 750 workers to build small pickup trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Jan. 12, 2014 file photo, General Motors CEO Mary Barra introduces the 2015 GMC Canyon during the media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Early demand is so high for the new Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado pickup trucks that General Motors is hiring more workers to build them even before they're shipped to dealers.

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  20. Wes LandbergRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sun Advocate

    ... and served honorably in the US Army as a dog trainer/handler. Wes enjoyed a prosperous 20-year career with General Motors Corporation in Los Angeles, California. After finishing up his career with GMC, he was employed by Thorson Motor Center in ...

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