WSJ: General Motors To Cut 15% Of Salaried Workforce By November

The Wall Street Journal is reporting GM plans to remove another 5,000 salaried workers from payrolls by November as part of its re-restructuring announced earlier this month. The cuts would amount to about 15% of GM's North American white-collar staff, continuing what has become a 40% salaried headcount reduction… » 7/31/08 10:00am 7/31/08 10:00am

Hummer Up For Sale, Four Truck Plants Gone?

The times, they are a changin', and this week GM Chairman and Chieftain Rick Wagoner seems to have noticed. Wagoner announced a "strategic review of our Hummer brand," yesterday. Translation: "Anyone want to buy Hummer? Anyone? C'mon...cheap! Cerberus, I'm lookin' at you." Also included in the statement was news that… » 6/03/08 8:53am 6/03/08 8:53am