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The NY Times is reporting GM CEO Rick Wagoner is resigning at President Obama's behest one day before unveiling his rescue plan for GM and Chrysler. March Madness? Ha! More like Carpocalypse Carnage! UPDATE!
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.
On CNBC this morning, GM product czar "Maximum" Bob Lutz said GM CEO Rick Wagoner is "without doubt the best CEO I've ever worked for." Well, duh. Have you seen the other CEOs he's worked for?
You may have seen Sen. Chris Dodd on "Meet The Press" this weekend tell Tom Brokaw GM CEO Rick Wagoner "has to move on." That's a terrible idea.
A bailout bridge loan plan for the not-so-Big Three drawing emergency aid from an existing pool of $25 billion for green vehicle R&D and including a Cabinet-level oversight board could come as early as today.
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…
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…
...stop friggin' nodding! I know you're excited RIck said something smart, but fercrissakes some of us are trying to listen to what he actually had to say and it's really distracting. . Thank you and carry on.
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.
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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…