Ex-GM CEO Says Only 'Fools' Believe They Set Mary Barra Up

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 7/28/14 9:59am 7/28/14 9:59am

New GM CEO Criticizes Obama, Brags About Voting Republican

General Motors' new CEO Dan Akerson told GM employees today that the automaker will go into "attack mentality" and made a small attack of his own against the Obama administration's economic policies, noting "I vote Republican." » 9/08/10 4:00pm 9/08/10 4:00pm

GM CEO Ed Whitacre Stepping Down Sept. 1, Akerson Takes Over

General Motors CEO Ed Whitacre will step down Sept. 1, with GM board member Dan Akerson becoming the fourth GM chief in two years. Whitacre, 68, will stay on as chairman until the end of the year. UPDATE. » 8/12/10 10:50am 8/12/10 10:50am