October 27, 2020

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    General Motors explores the market for electric ‘flying cars’

    General Motors is discovering options in the aerial taxi market, including whether to construct the vehicles known colloquially as “flying cars,” as part of a push by the automaker to look for a boost in related transportation markets, two people knowledgeable with the matter said. CEO Mary Barra on Monday briefly made her first reference ever […]

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    General Motors not interested in ‘short-term pop’, says CEO

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra said on Monday that worldwide vehicle demand was recovering from declines caused by the coronavirus crisis, but added she would not take any short-term actions to increase GM’s stock at the expense of its long-term strategy. “We are encouraged about the recovery we are seeing in most of our markets,” […]

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    General Motors CEO moves to the automaker for EV future

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra has reeled off two major deals in the past week in response to investor concerns the No. 1 U.S. automaker is stuck in neutral while Tesla Inc and other electric automakers are leaving legacy automakers behind. But investors want Barra to go further. A 10% increase in GM’s shares on […]

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    General Motors CEO and Ivanka Trump talk jobs as 2020 election nears

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra hosted Ivanka Trump, daughter, and adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, for a tour on Wednesday of the automaker’s worker training center in one of the hottest battlegrounds of the U.S. presidential race. GM and White House officials said the meeting at the automaker’s technical center in Warren, Michigan, was […]

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    Spinoff of General Motors’ EV assets not off the table, says CEO

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra stated on Wednesday that “nothing is off the table” when it comes to maximizing the worth of the No. 1 U.S. automaker’s electric vehicle efforts, including a potential spinoff of those assets. Speaking to analysts after the automaker reported a smaller-than-expected loss in a quarter impacted by the coronavirus crisis, […]

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    U.S. judge orders CEOs of GM, FCA to resolve racketeering lawsuit

    A federal judge in Detroit on Tuesday ordered the CEOs General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to meet by July 1 and try resolving GM’s racketeering lawsuit. U.S. District Court Judge Paul Borman called on GM CEO Mary Barra and FCA CEO Mike Manley to meet in person and try resolving the case which […]

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    General Motors and Ford condemn George Floyd death, racism

    General Motors and Ford Motor condemned racial inequality in the United States after the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, allegedly at the hands of police in Minneapolis last week. In a letter to workers, GM CEO Mary Barra wrote she was “impatient and disgusted” after the death of Floyd and emphasized the […]

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    General Motors is ‘almost there’ on million-mile electric vehicle battery

    General Motors is “almost there” on developing an electric vehicle battery that will last one million miles, a top executive stated on Tuesday. The automaker is working on next-generation batteries as well which are even more advanced than the new Ultium battery that it revealed in March, according to GM Executive Vice President Doug Parks, […]

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    GM, Ford talking to Trump administration on medical equipment production

    General Motors and Ford Motor stated on Wednesday they were talking with White House officials about how they could support production of medical equipment such as ventilators that may be required to combat the coronavirus outbreak. GM CEO Mary Barra talked with White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow about the issue after the automaker announced […]

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    GM, Ford to have white-collar employees work remotely from Monday

    American automakers General Motors and Ford Motor stated on Friday they will have majority of their white-collar workforce operating remotely as of Monday to protect against the increase of the coronavirus. GM CEO Mary Barra informed workers on Friday the automaker is asking all workers and contract workers to work remotely, adding that the company […]

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    GM’s American vehicle production could see impact from coronavirus from this month, says CEO

    General Motors’ North American vehicle production could be affected with the coronavirus epidemic as early as this month, said CEO Mary Barra. The automaker’s Chairman and CEO Mary Barra stated on Wednesday that the automaker has enough components to continue production uninterrupted “deep into this month”. Barra says that task force of workers is continuing to monitor the […]

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    GM and LG Chem to build $2.3 billion electric vehicle battery plant

    General Motors and South Korea’s LG Chem stated on Thursday they will invest $2.3 billion to construct an electric vehicle battery cell joint venture plant in Ohio, forming one of the world’s largest battery facilities. The plant, to be constructed near GM’s closed assembly plant located in Lordstown in northeast Ohio, will employ over 1,100 […]

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    General Motors’ electric pickup to hit dealer showrooms in 2021

    General Motors’ first electric pickup truck model is set to go on sale in the fall of 2021, the company’s CEO, Mary Barra, stated. “General Motors understands truck buyers and … people who are new coming into the truck market,” Barra stated at an investor conference in New York on Thursday. “It will be a […]

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    General Motors defends plan to sell Ohio plant to startup

    General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday defended the automaker’s plan to sell an assembly plant located in Ohio, arguing the plan to sell the plant to an electric vehicle start-up was carefully vetted and had a chance of success. Barra informed Reuters in a brief interview Wednesday after a number of meetings on […]

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    GM CEO’s pay dipped to under $22 million in 2018

    General Motors’s top CEO, Mary Barra, got a compensation package worth just below $22 million in 2018, slightly less than the earlier year, according to the No. 1 U.S. automaker’s proxy statement issued on Thursday. GM also stated two members of the board of directors – former chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, retired […]

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