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17 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

How GM's ignition switch redesign went wrong

General Motors Co.' s deadly ignition switch flaws emerged from an effort to improve its cars.

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Related Topix: Saturn, Automakers, General Motors, Coupe, Chevrolet Cobalt, Sedan, Chevrolet, Saturn ION, Hatchback

Yesterday | South China Morning Post

VW outsells GM to be top carmaker in China

Volkswagen's first-half sales rise 18 per cent, easily beating US rival to extend hold as top-selling foreign brand in its biggest market Volkswagen is planning to increase the number of models it sells in China to more than 100 by 2018, from 63 last year.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Automakers

Yesterday | Hispanic Business

Challenger Raises Bar on Muscle Cars

As if it was the 1960s all over again, Detroit automakers are pushing horsepower in what's left of their muscle car lineups to new heights.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Dodge Challenger, Dodge, Automakers, General Motors, Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Chevrolet, Convertible, Ford Shelby GT500, Ford

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Manufacturing.net

Rewind: Another Michigan City In Trouble; Boeing Checks Plane Parts

As Detroit works to emerge from bankruptcy following a court-supervised overhaul, another Michigan city with strong auto industry bonds could be on the brink of beginning the same process, the latest sign that the spate of municipal defaults may not have ended.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, General Motors, Automakers

Detroit News

Details of GM victims payout fund winning support among stakeholders, Feinberg says

Ken Feinberg, the lawyer managing General Motors Co.' s program to compensate victims of ignition flaws that led to at least 13 deaths, said the plan details are winning support from stakeholders.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Automakers

Insider Monkey

Trading into Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (BWP) and KKR & Co. L.P. ...

The troubles at General Motors Company with authorities over recalls looks to have reached fever pitch for "Fast Money Halftime Report" trader, Mike Murphy, on CNBC , who said he has sold his investments in General Motors Company & Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation .

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Related Topix: Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP, Manufacturing, Automakers, Saab AB, Aerospace-Defense, Cabot Oil and Gas, Energy, Oil & Gas

The Economist

Motor City comes to New York

WITH estimated debts of $18 billion-$20 billion, Detroit became the biggest American city to go bust when it filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy last year.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Automakers, General Motors

WPTV Local News

Chrysler recalls 895,000 SUVs for fire risk

The company said that the recalled vehicles had previously had their vanity mirrors repaired, but that the wiring may not have been correctly reassembled by the dealer, posing a fire risk.

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Related Topix: Chrysler Group, General Motors, Automakers

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Automotive News

Infiniti boss de Nysschen leaving Nissan's luxury brand

Johan de Nysschen, who is leaving Infiniti after two years, thrives on turnaround strategies and building companies.

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Related Topix: Infiniti, Hybrid, Sedan, Infiniti Q50, Automakers, General Motors, Autos

Detroit News

GM taps Cadillac chief to run public policy

General Motors formally announced Thursday it was naming its Cadillac chief - and former top lobbyist - to again head its global public policy operations - more than three months after he began heading up the Detroit automaker's response to the ignition crisis in Washington.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Detroit Free Press

Mark Phelan: Software defect steals distinction from the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe LT

Mark Phelan/Detroit Free Press The 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe LT was recalled because a software defect might cause the SUV to go into neutral on the road or even when the engine is turned off.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Electronic, Navigator

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Motley Fool

General Motors' Recall Debacle Could Offer an Advantage Over Crosstown Rival Ford Motor Company

Its massive recall debacle involving faulty ignition switches led to tragic deaths and millions of recalled vehicles.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Automakers, Ford Motor

Insider Monkey

General Motors Company (GM): Cadillac's Sales Hurt by Increased Competition

According to the report by Phil LeBeau of CNBC, General Motors Company 's Cadillac is the only brand from the auto luxury segment that has had lower sales in this year.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac, Cadillac ELR, Cadillac ATS, Sedan, Manufacturing, Automakers, Saab AB, Aerospace-Defense

Lowell Sun

Auto recalls top single-year U.S. record

With six months left in 2014, automakers have already recalled more vehicles in the United States than in any other year on record.

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Related Topix: Prison, Automakers, General Motors

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Strike At Korea Plant Could Cripple GM Asian Sales

GM's 15,000 South Korea employees planned to vote Tuesday and Wednesday on whether to stage a strike for a fourth year in a row.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers, Aerospace-Defense, Saab AB

The Jackson Sun

After Detroit, another city ponders bankruptcy

In a June 12, 2014 photo in Flint, Mich., the skyline of the city is seen from the west side.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Flint, MI, Automakers, General Motors

SAE International

and Central Ontario Section Partner to Hold...

It's the responsibility of a strategic leader to ensure that organizations are moving in the right direction.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Kettering University, Troy, MI

MLive.com

General Motors, workers are still the backbone of Old Newsboys after 90 years

Whether it's contributing money, paying employees while they stand on street corners selling newspapers or aiding in administrative duties, General Motors has been the backbone of Old Newsboys since its inception.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Flint, MI

Bloomberg

GM's Rusting Brake Lines Don't Make Cut in Record Recalls

General Motors Co. , which has set a record for recalls this year as it tries to clear up lingering safety issues, is making an exception for rusting brake lines in almost 1.8 million pickups and sport-utility vehicles.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Clarks Summit, PA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

How GM's Ignition Switch Redesign Went Wrong

General Motors' deadly ignition switch flaws emerged from an effort to improve its cars.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Automakers

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