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No end in sight to GM mess
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21
Last week brought more revelations about General Motors and the infamous ignition switch, and there was more grueling testimony, from executives at GM and Delphi. ...


A contradiction or a cornucopia?
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14
This has to be the best time for consumers. Whatever you want, a car company is more than ready to sell you a vehicle to fulfill your wishes. ...


GM is doing the right thing
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 7
It's going to be very expensive for GM, but the company made the right decision to hire Kenneth Feinberg and give him the responsibility to negotiate with the people fili ...


A brand is built 1 customer at a time
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23
To help celebrate the anniversary, I decided it was time to visit my local Dodge dealer. I met the next-generation car dealer, I hope. ...


Changing GM will take time
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16
GM's management team needs a lot of help from nonexecutive Chairman Tim Solso and President Dan Ammann. Their strength is that they are from outside. ...


Do recalls also mean profits?
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2
I have always noticed how whenever the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration orders a new piece of safety equipment, it is installed on new vehicles and customer ...


Eventually, you have to fix cars
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 26
One of the toughest parts of being in the automobile business is that no one has figured out how to keep cars running forever without repairs or maintenance. ...


Scattered around the nation
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 19
I have always wondered whether having General Motors, Ford and Chrysler clustered in Detroit is a good thing. I am not sure that having the three companies in the same ar ...


Watch out, more brands are coming
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12
In the next 10 years, we'll see plenty of new cars appear in dealerships across the land. Picking winners and losers is the real challenge. ...


A great legacy, a smooth transition
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 5
It didn't take me long to realize that Alan Mulally might be the world's best salesman. A simple guy from the Midwest who could sell hundred-million dollar airplanes. I l ...


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