Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 6, 2012 General Motors' move to cut pensions costs is likely to copied by other companies struggling with underfunded plans for retirees.
May 25, 2012 Ford's blue oval logo and pick-up truck slogan fuels sales of licensed products from Hot Wheels toys to girls’ T-shirts.
May 23, 2012 Six years ago, Ford lost billions when SUV sales stalled. It borrowed billions, and put up factories and its famous trademark as collateral. After a major restructuring, the automaker has earned an investment-grade rating from Moody's.
May 22, 2012 The carmaker survived the recession by selling all its assets back in 2006, and now it's able to get it all back.
May 18, 2012 General Motors recently announced it was going to stop advertising on Facebook, and now it's bowing out of doing an expensive ad during the Super Bowl next year.
May 17, 2012 It's the real deal -- former New York Giant Lawrence Taylor puts his Super Bowl XXV ring on the block.
May 16, 2012 Just days before Facebook stock trades publicly for the first time, General Motors is giving no official reason for the decision but published reports suggest the ads aren't having the impact GM hoped.
May 14, 2012 A new device for DISH Network means even the very lazy can skip all the commercials in their favorite shows. Automatically. Good news for viewers now -- bad news later?
Apr 3, 2012 Auto sales for the month of March are trickling out this month and so far the numbers look pretty good. Chrysler said it had its best month in four years with sales up 34 percent. Ford also had its best month in years with sales up 5 percent.