Wagoner Better As GM CEO Than Rattner Was As "Auto Czar"

Malcolm Tipping Point Gladwell, agrees with our assessment that, when it comes to "auto making," ex'ed-by-the-Obama-administration GM CEO Rick Wagoner was actually pretty effective. Steve Rattner, the ex'ed-by-a-crappy-movie "auto czar" who fired him? Not so much. [The New Yorker] » 10/25/10 8:30am 10/25/10 8:30am

General Motors Apologizes For Casual Friday Attire

GM CEO Rick Wagoner gets his priorities straight, using today's press conference to explain why COO Fritz Henderson was wearing a sweater and no tie, before hinting at CFO Ray Young's swinging lifestyle. » 12/19/08 2:00pm 12/19/08 2:00pm

GM CEO Rick Wagoner's Chevy Volt Beats A Toyota Prius In Washington

We appreciate the exuberance of the good people over at GM-Volt regarding the 2011 Chevy Volt. In the midst of the Carpocalypse it's nice to see someone excited about GM product that doesn't begin with a "C" and end in either a "V" or a "ZR1." Still, we can't help but enjoy the humor in the statement posted with this… » 12/05/08 6:15pm 12/05/08 6:15pm

Not-So-Big Three Bake Sale Raises Enough To Fund CEO Salaries

With all this talk of corporate jets, slumming it on road trips and idling hybrids, it’s easy to lose track of the human cost of Carpocalypse Now. Has anyone thought of the standard of living adjustment the Big 3 CEOs will have to take when their salaries are cut from tens of millions to a paltry $1-per-year? One man… » 12/05/08 12:40pm 12/05/08 12:40pm

How The Not-So Big Three Rolled Into Washington, D.C.

The not-so-Big Three learned from their corporate travel mistake deciding to drive to D.C. this week for testimony before Congress. Thanks to our man on the scene, here's a look at the cars they chose and their meaning. » 12/05/08 10:00am 12/05/08 10:00am

GM CEO Rick Wagoner Rolls Up To Capitol Hill In Cruze-Covered Chevy…

We didn't have the video of Wagoner pulling up in the Chevy Volt mule dressed up in the skin of a Chevy Cruze earlier. Now we do. We also have to say, we're pretty happy with how the Cruze looks in motion. Pretty snazzy if you ask us. We'll take ours with a turbo 1.4-liter four-banger rather than the Volt innards and… » 12/04/08 10:15am 12/04/08 10:15am