Dan Ammann

GM's Opel to exit Russia, Chevy to reduce lineup to 'iconic' models

9:10 am U.S. ET | March 18, 2015

General Motors' Opel division will exit the plunging Russian market and abandon production at its plant in St. Petersburg by the end of the year. In addition, Chevrolet will scale back its presence in Russia, selling “iconic” U.S.-built models such as the Corvette, Camaro and Tahoe....
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Barra, other top GM executives awarded shares as incentive pay

7:15 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 13, 2015

General Motors awarded its top executives with shares in the company as part of a long-term incentive plan, according to company filings with US regulators....
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GM sees Europe turnaround on track even if local economy isn't

Jan. 23, 2015 10:34 CET

General Motors' efforts to restore European operations to profitability are on track even as the region's economy fails to revive, GM President Dan Ammann said. However, Russia is big "wild card," he said....
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Toyota may lose global sales lead to VW without new China strategy

Jan. 22, 2015 11:11 CET

Toyota remained the best-selling automaker worldwide in 2014 ahead of VW and GM, but the company may lose the sales crown this year as it falls behind in China, where rivals are expanding fast....
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GM executives help scour social media to spot vehicle flaws

10:15 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2014

GM executives and other staff members have taken to social media to find customer complaints and identify quality issues long before they become a crisis....
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New Caddy boss knows luxury

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14, 2014

Having spent nearly two decades in various roles at Audi and the past two years as global president of Infiniti, Johan de Nysschen, 54, comes to Cadillac as it's new boss with intimate knowledge of the luxury market and some of the key competitors he'll be up against....
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KEITH CRAIN

Changing GM will take time

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16, 2014

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....
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Red ribbons fly as Chinese consumers buy

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 5, 2014

The craving for status causes Chinese auto sales to spike just before the country's winter Lunar New Year festival. People rush to buy so they can parade their shiny new rides before relatives when the family members return home for the holidays....
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GM recalls have had no 'measurable impact' on sales, Ammann says

1:03 pm U.S. ET | April 20, 2014

Citing his company's 4 percent sales gain in March and a "decent start" for sales in April, General Motors President Dan Ammann said the company's ignition switch recall has had no "measurable impact" on sales....
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First Mulally, then Fields, then . . . ?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014

To encourage donations, United Way of Southeastern Michigan has put up billboards in the Detroit area that show children portraying local heroes....
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