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General Motors hopes to break free of Treasury

Sep 17, 2012
According to a piece in this morning's Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Treasury's welcome at General Motors is wearing thin. GM is reportedly pushing for the government to sell most or all of its remaining stake -- currently about a quarter of the company. But the Obama administration seems to be in no hurry to exit.
Posted In: General Motors, bailout, U.S. Treasury

GM shareholders meeting could focus on sagging stock

Jun 12, 2012
When the government divests more than 500 million shares of General Motors, stock acquired in the bailout deal could affect the price.
Posted In: Auto, General Motors, GM

GM's pension buyout sets corporate example

Jun 6, 2012
General Motors' move to cut pensions costs is likely to copied by other companies struggling with underfunded plans for retirees.
Posted In: General Motors, GM, pension

GM passes on Super Bowl advertising

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.
Posted In: GM, General Motors, advertising, Super Bowl

GM pulls out of Facebook advertising

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.
Posted In: Facebook, General Motors

Chevy Volt picks up award, but not enough buyers

Mar 6, 2012
The Chevy Volt, known in Europe as the Ampera, has been named European Car of the Year. But in the United States, sales are sluggish.
Posted In: Chevy Volt, volt, electric cars, General Motors, Auto

GM workers to get profit-sharing bonuses in March

Feb 21, 2012
Fatter paychecks could boost local economies.
Posted In: Auto, General Motors, GM, bonuses

General Motors lags behind in Europe

Feb 16, 2012
For General Motors, the European debt crisis has just piled on the ongoing problem of too much supply, and not enough demand for their cars in Europe.
Posted In: General Motors, Europe debt crisis, Auto

General Motors reports record profits

Feb 16, 2012
The carmaker made $7.6 billion in the fourth quarter of last year. Still, auto analysts are disappointed by the numbers.
Posted In: Auto, GM, General Motors

GM profits, but still disappoints

Feb 16, 2012
GM announced today that it made record profit last year -- more than $7.5 billion. That's up more than 60 percent from 2010. But it still wasn't enough to impress analysts.
Posted In: Auto, General Motors, GM

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