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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

GM’s record profit disappoints some

Feb 16, 2012
General Motors is the latest company to post profits that “fell short of analysts’ estimates.” Who sets these expectations and how valid are they?
Posted In: General Motors, GM, Auto

Auto industry revs engines with Super Bowl ads

Feb 6, 2012
Chevy snubs Ford pick-up in 'apocalypse' commercial while Clint Eastwood boasts Detroit's comeback with inspirational "second half" speech
Posted In: automotive, Ford, General Motors, Super Bowl, commercial

Memo from the president: Step up manufacturing

Jan 25, 2012
In his State of the Union address, President Obama drove home the point that manufacturing is going to get us out of the economic hole the banks dug for us.
Posted In: Barack Obama, manufacturing, General Motors

General Motors becomes world's biggest carmaker

Jan 20, 2012
General Motors has regained its spot as the best-selling automaker in the world, in part because of Toyota's struggles in Japan over the last year.
Posted In: General Motors, car, Auto

GM takes over as world's top-selling automaker

Jan 20, 2012
General Motors has reclaimed the title of world's top-selling automaker, the first time GM has held the top spot since it was bailed out by the U.S. government after the financial crisis.
Posted In: GM, General Motors, Auto

Egyptian economy still chugging along amid protests

Nov 28, 2011
Egyptians began voting today in the first phase of parliamentary elections. The country's economy has hit a hard patch, but not quite come to a halt.
Posted In: Egypt, General Motors

Who's made the biggest gain in carmaker shares?

Nov 18, 2010
This final note today, a slightly different perspective on the news we started with: the GM IPO. GM shares, as we said, gained about a percent t...
Posted In: Auto, Ford, General Motors, tesla, Toyota

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