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Fact Sheet for General Motors Corporation

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General: General Motors Corp (NYSE: GM), one of the world's largest automakers, was founded in 1908, and today manufactures cars and trucks in 34 countries. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 244,500 people in every major region of the world, and sells and services vehicles in some 140 countries. In 2008, GM sold 8.35 million cars and trucks globally under the following brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, GM Daewoo, Holden, HUMMER, Opel, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn, Vauxhall and Wuling. GM's largest national market is the United States, followed by China, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Canada, Russia and Germany. GM's OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services. Source:
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First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 33 reports

Should 'new GM' be liable for pre-bankruptcy ignition accidents? (+video)

GM will ask a bankruptcy judge to protect it from many of the lawsuits related to the faulty ignition switch behind a massive recall. And it wants all lawsuits delayed until the ruling is made. By Mark Guarino[1], Staff writer / April 16, 2014 General ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 11 reports

GM Test Drivers Warned of Problems in 2006

A U.S. safety regulator released new documents on Wednesday showing General Motors Co. ordered a more robust ignition switch before the release of a new Cadillac, stemming from complaints the engine could turn off while driving when the ignition was bumped. ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 2 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

GM exploring compensation program for recall -lawyer

By Jessica Dye NEW YORK, April 16 (Reuters) - A lawyer for General Motors Co said for the first time Wednesday that the company is moving to develop a program that could compensate individuals affected by a faulty ignition-switch in millions of recalled ... [Published Wards - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 8 reports

GM CEO Barra 'Agonized' Over Putting Two Key Engineers on Paid Leave

General Motors CEO Mary Barra said this week that she "agonized" over last week's decision to put two key GM engineers on paid leave pending the outcome of an investigation into defective ignition switches linked to 13 deaths.Like Us on FacebookBarra ... [Published Auto World News - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 4 reports

GM asks bankruptcy judge to look at its liability

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First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 5 reports

GM’s Batey Says Company Successful in Transparency on Recall

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First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 19 reports

Reports: GM seeking protection on pre-bankruptcy recall lawsuits

General Motors is seeking protection from lawsuits about product failures involving cars that were recalled before its 2009 bankruptcy proceeding that involved the company receiving a $50 billion federal bailout, according to multiple reports.GM is facing ... [Published The Hill - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 8 reports

Blumenthal slams GM for failing to replace ignition switches

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First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 29 reports

General Motors Forms Internal Safety Squad Post-Recall

Source: Getty Images New changes at General Motors ( NYSE:GM ) have seemingly reinforced the company’s desires to ensure that the recall scandal it’s currently embroiled in doesn’t occur again in the future, as GM on Tuesday announced the formation ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 10 reports

Delphi targeted by US senators seeking GM recall answers

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First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 11 reports

GM CEO agonised over putting two engineers on paid leave

By Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra said she "agonized" over last week's decision to put two GM engineers on paid leave pending the ... ... [Published Big News Network - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 9 reports

GM Needs a New Spokesperson, Stat

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