General Motors

Is GM CEO Mary Barra Being Thrown Under The Bus?

Forbes - April 2, 2014

For two days this week, General Motors GM +1.57% Chief Executive Mary Barra withstood a barrage of Congressional questioning over GM’s recall crisis. Maintaining a steady tone, and rarely showing emotion, Barra apologized,... Read »

GM Just Named its First Female CEO

Forbes - December 10, 2013

Mary Barra the company's executive VP of global product development has taken the helm in Detroit. Read »

GM Chief: We Are Losing Money On Every Chevy Volt

Fortune - April 30, 2013

GM CEO Dan Akerson is bullish on the Chevy Volt, shale, and America. Read »

Looks Like GM’s Chief Is About To Retire…

WSJ - April 26, 2013

GM signaled it is preparing for Chief Executive Daniel F. Akerson to retire in about two years by changing how the 64-year-old was paid last year. Read »

General Motors CEO Goes Undercover

CNBC - April 9, 2013

General Motors CEO, Dan Akerson, went to a dealer to buy his daughter a Chevrolet and was surprised by what he saw. Read »

GM Says It Is NOT Raising CEO’s Pay…

USA Today - February 26, 2013

GM said the reports that it wanted CEO Dan Akerson's total compensation to increase from $9 million in 2012 to $11.1 million in 2013 were "false." Read »

GM Wants To Pay Its CEO $11 Million

Detroit News - February 25, 2013

General Motors Co. wants to pay its chief executive $11.1 million in total compensation this year — an increase of more than 20 percent over 2012, according to a document turned over to Congress. Read »

Not Good: GM Announces Huge Recall

USA Today - September 21, 2012

The Associated Press is reporting that General Motors is recalling nearly 474,000 Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn cars to fix a transmission problem that can cause the cars to roll away unexpectedly. Read »

GM Wants Out! Government Says No.

MarketWatch - September 18, 2012

The Treasury Department is resisting General Motors' push for the government to sell off its stake in the auto maker. Read »

GM CEO: Don’t Rain On Our Parade

Detroit Free Press - August 20, 2012

"After a wrenching bankruptcy, recession and continued economic uncertainty, we are getting there. The employees of GM believe again, and we’re hungry to win." Read »

Is Dan Akerson Losing His Grip On GM?

Forbes - July 31, 2012

GM is beginning to crack under the pressure of a stalled comeback. Read »

GM’s Chief Marketing Officer ‘Resigns’

CNBC - July 30, 2012

GM has announced that it's parting ways with global marketing chief Joel Ewanick, saying that he "failed to meet expectations that the company has for its employees." Read »

Ford CEO: GM Bailout Was ‘Right Thing’

GM Authority - June 27, 2012

Earlier this week, Ford CEO Alan Mulally said the federal government’s emergency financial rescue of GM (and Chrysler) was “the right thing to do” and that he would support the moves again. Read »

GM Recalling Over 400,000 Cars…

Fortune - June 22, 2012

General Motors is recalling 413,418 Chevrolet Cruze small cars to modify an engine shield that could create a fire hazard. Read »

5 CEOs Still Standing After Bailout

Fortune - June 18, 2012

These chief execs inherited companies that were brought to the brink of failure during the Great Recession's lowest lows. Here's what's in store for them. Read »