'Maximum' Bob Lutz Body Slams Ex GM CEO Ed Whitacre

Former AT&T boss and 10-month GM CEO Ed Whitacre has a book out about how he saved GM. I've already lampooned that notion, but it's nice to see 'Maximum' Bob Lutz chime in, if only because Lutz was there and because Lutz is a jet-flying, Global Warming-denying madman who always speaks his mind. Lutz, predictably, calls… » 3/01/13 1:15pm 3/01/13 1:15pm

Ed Whitacre Also Thinks He Saved GM

Everyone involved with the General Motors turnaround seems to think it's important to note that they were the ones who actually saved GM, even though the company is still far from being a model of business success. Today's turn comes from former AT&T CEO and very very interim GM CEO Ed Whitacre in excerpts from his new… » 1/23/13 10:00am 1/23/13 10:00am

GM Rehires Fritz Henderson As $59K-Per-Month Consultant

Former CEO Fritz Henderson has been rehired by GM, the company that hastily canned him, for a $59K-per-month gig as a consultant according to The Detroit News. What's next? Sarah Henderson getting hired to run GM social media? [via @davidshepardson] » 2/19/10 4:45pm 2/19/10 4:45pm

I See Ed People: Whitacre Appoints Self As New GM CEO

We just knew Edward E. Whitacre Jr., the government-appointed chairman of GM, loved the spotlight too much to step down. He will reportedly become the automaker's permanent CEO after holding the position on an interim basis. » 1/25/10 9:15am 1/25/10 9:15am

Today's Dilbert A Thinly Veiled Stab At GM Management

Yesterday was going as planned with pre-LA Auto Show news trickling out until BAM! GM announces President and CEO Fritz Henderson was resigning (fired!) and other-old-white-guy Ed Whitacre would take his place in the interim. Today's Dilbert skewers everyone involved. » 12/02/09 2:34pm 12/02/09 2:34pm

LA Auto Show: With Fritz Gone, It's Bob's World Now

Fritz Henderson was supposed to be this morning's LA Auto Show keynote speaker until he resigned (or was forced out, depending on which Henderson we listen to) as GM CEO. Now Bob Lutz takes the reins...well, of today's speech anyway. » 12/02/09 10:30am 12/02/09 10:30am