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What Is Life Worth? Attorney Kenneth Feinberg Has the Answer What Is Life Worth? Attorney Kenneth Feinberg Has the Answer

The following is an excerpt from Josh Sanburn | April 3, 2014 | Time.com | General Motors has retained a lawyer known for working on tragedies to help quantify loss for at least 13 deaths linked to faulty ignition switches, which the car giant initially didn't want to pay to have changed General Motors CEO Mary Barra introduces the 2015 GMC Canyon pick-up truck at the Russell Industrial Center in Detroit, on Jan. 12, 2014. By the time an organization hires Kenneth Feinberg, ... Read More

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Ford Mustang Becomes a Thunderbird Ford Mustang Becomes a Thunderbird

The following is an excerpt from Foxnews.com | July 2, 2013 | The Ford Thunderbird is back. But they’re just making one. The automaker today unveiled a custom Mustang GT to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds precision flying team. The coupe carries VIN 0001 as the first 2014 Mustang off the line, and features a glass roof and red, white and blue paint scheme festooned with insignia inspired from the Thunderbird’s F-16 Falcon fighter jets. A unique wide body kit ... Read More

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GM Cars Going Wireless With 4G Internet GM Cars Going Wireless With 4G Internet

The following is an excerpt from Matthew Rocco | February 25, 2013 | Foxnews.com | General Motors (GM) will begin to include 4G wireless broadband connectivity, the same used for smartphone devices, in its 2015 models sold in the U.S. and Canada, the automaker announced Monday. Under the plan, car owners who choose to add the feature to GM vehicles would select a wireless subscription package. GM cars and trucks, including GM’s Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Opel and Vauxhall brands will be ... Read More

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How Ford Earned its Blue Oval Back How Ford Earned its Blue Oval Back

The following is an excerpt from Sam Gustin | May 25, 2012 | Time.com | Picture on Left: Ford Motor Company President and CEO Alan Mulally, left, shares a laugh with Executive Chairman for Ford William Ford while answering questions from the media after the company's annual shareholders meeting in Wilmington, Del., May 10, 2012. When Alan Mulally took over as CEO of Ford in September 2006, the storied automaker was losing money on every car it produced, staring at a $17 ... Read More

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Government Motors: Why Won’t D.C. Sell Its GM Stock? Government Motors: Why Won’t D.C. Sell Its GM Stock?

The following is an excerpt from John Rosevear, The Motley Fool | March 28, 2012 | DailyFinance.com | Why hasn't Uncle Sam sold its shares of General Motors (GM)? When GM went public again in late 2010, the federal government did sell some of the shares of GM it acquired as part of the 2009 auto industry bailout package. But the Treasury still owns 500 million shares -- a 32% stake in the world's largest automaker. Why not cash out? Some have suggested ... Read More

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GM’s Not Unplugging the Chevy Volt … But It’s Low on Juice GM’s Not Unplugging the Chevy Volt … But It’s Low on Juice

The following is an excerpt from Rick Aristotle Munarriz, The Motley Fool | March 6, 2012 | DailyFinance.com | Electric cars have been a surprisingly hard sell in this country, and the road ahead for them is about to get even harder. General Motors (GM) is temporarily halting production of Chevy Volt vehicles. The Hamtramck plant in Michigan that pieces the battery-powered hybrid together will shut down by the end of next week, and will resume operations five weeks later. (Full disclosure: ... Read More

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GM-Peugeot: Alliances Are Easy To Declare, But Devilishly Hard To Pull Off GM-Peugeot: Alliances Are Easy To Declare, But Devilishly Hard To Pull Off

The following is an excerpt from Bob Lutz | March 4, 2012 | Forbes.com | Arguably the automotive blockbuster news so far in 2012, the General Motors alliance with PSA Peugeot Citroen will do much to fill column-inches. These types of deals have a history of mixed results. Chrysler in the ’80s had an equity stake in Peugeot (this is not well remembered) which was largely unexploited, produced no tangible benefits to either company, and was sold off during one of ... Read More

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It’s About to Get Tougher for General Motors It’s About to Get Tougher for General Motors

The following is an excerpt from John Rosevear, The Motley Fool | January 5, 2012 | Dailyfinance.com | Now that the numbers are rolling in, it's becoming clear that General Motors (NYS: GM) had a solid 2011: Sales in the U.S. -- far and away the General's most important (and profitable) market -- were up 14% over 2010. That's well ahead of the industry's average of 10%, indicating that GM won some market share during the year. And when all the ... Read More

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Saab Calls It Quits Saab Calls It Quits

The following is an excerpt from: money.cnn.com NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Swedish automaker Saab has filed for bankruptcy after months of struggle to stay alive. Saab's owners have turned the company's assets over to a Swedish court-appointed receiver. General Motors (GM, Fortune 500), Saab's former owner, had objected to a recently proposed deal under which the company would have been sold to Chinese investors including carmaker Zhejiang Youngman Lotus Automobile. The deal required GM's cooperation because it still supplies parts, designs and engineering ... Read More

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