General Motors

1:57 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

General Motors CEO Faces Tough Questioning Before Senate Committee

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Senators from both parties asked difficult questions of Mary Barra
Washington — The head of a Senate panel blasted General Motors Co. for a “culture of cover-up” for failing to take action to fix defects earlier in the recall of nearly 2.6 million cars linked to 13 deaths.
8:33 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

General Motors CEO Tells Congressional Committee Company's Culture Has Changed

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Mary Barra testified Tuesday before the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, the chairman of the full House Energy and Commerce Committee that is investigating the recall, called the hearing today 'a first step in our quest to find out what went wrong.'
7:28 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Congressman Fred Upton Discusses General Motors Recall, Ukraine and Immigration

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Interview with Fred Upton - web version


West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says he hopes to get the bottom of why it took so long for General Motors to recall vehicles due to problems with an ignition switch. 

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12:33 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

General Motors Recalling 1.7-Million Vehicles

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Automaker says no crashes or injuries have been reported in any of the three recalls
General Motors Co. said Monday it is recalling more than 1.7 million vehicles worldwide in three new campaigns as it takes a charge of $300 million to address the costs of repairs for these campaigns and a recent recall linked to 12 deaths and 31 crashes.
7:27 am
Wed December 11, 2013

General Motors first female CEO seen as major change in industry

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Mary Barra is a 33 year veteran of GM
DETROIT, MI- America's largest automaker will have a woman leading the company for the first time in its more than 100-year history starting next year. Mary Barra, executive vice president of global product development, purchasing and supply chain, will succeed Dan Akerson as the CEO of General Motors