GM Tries Making The Case To "Save GM" On YouTube

One of the biggest problems we've had with the request U.S. automakers have made for financial assistance from the Feds to avoid bankruptcy has been a lack of centralized message. The General's apparently trying to change that, this by heading to YouTube by way of their GMFactsandFiction » 11/17/08 9:15am 11/17/08 9:15am website. The video, titled "The …

CNBC's Jim Cramer: "What's Good For GM Is Still Good For America"

The red rubber bull-biting bald man by the name of Jim Cramer had a mouthful to say about the Motor City today — making clear his belief that if Motown gets showed D.C.'s checkbook, then we've seen the lows of this financial downturn. I tend to agree. Right now, according to Cramer, the issue isn't anymore whether you… » 11/14/08 6:45pm 11/14/08 6:45pm

GM's Wagoner: Send Help... Please

Speaking with CNBC » 11/07/08 3:20pm 11/07/08 3:20pm's Phil LeBeau, who has spent today to more distressed people than Dr. Phil, GM CEO Rick Wagoner outlined how for the troubled automaker, and mentioned the "domino effect" losing GM would have on the economy ( as an aside, the claims 6.5 indirect jobs for each OEM job — whether that's supplier jobs…

GM-Chrysler Merger Talks Suspended, Hummer And AC Delco Still For Sale

All the buzz over a potential Chrysler and GM merger » 11/07/08 12:30pm 11/07/08 12:30pm may be for naught as GM announced today that they've suspended talks in order to refocus on their business. Though GM claims it would have liked to try the merger, the lack of government help (seeing a trend here?) means it isn't possible at this time. Instead, GM…

GM Declares Bankruptcy Imminent After $4.2 Billion Third Quarter Loss

GM today announced a third-quarter loss of $4.2 billion (adjusted, $2.5 billion reported) on revenues of $37 billion while spending $6.9 billion of their lifeblood-like cash on hand. Although initially we thought the big news here was a cash spend of $2.3 billion per month, compared to around $1.1 billion a month in… » 11/07/08 11:40am 11/07/08 11:40am

GM Will Go Bankrupt: Why That May Actually Be Good For The General

I'm not the first person to say it. After yesterday's 31% drop in the price per share » 10/10/08 8:30am 10/10/08 8:30am, news outlets talking to the right people this morning are already saying it, albeit fecklessly, like thus: "Will GM declare bankruptcy?" All I'm doing is removing the question mark. The pundits saying "" are completely ignorant of the…