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General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Capitol Hill, April 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective Switch

Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.

04/07/2014

The world headquarters of General Motors in Detroit (Photo credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: How Could This Happen?

It’s the same question we all ask when we learn of supposedly smart people in powerful positions making choices that are not only craven, destructive and amoral, but profoundly stupid as well.

04/01/2014

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GM Adds 842,000 Vehicles To Ignition Switch Recall

General Motors has doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars it is recalling to fix faulty ignition switches linked to multiple fatal crashes.

02/26/2014

Barack Obama (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.

Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.

10/29/2012

A shuttered Saturn dealership (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For America

Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.

10/29/2012

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies to Congress on the AIG bailout (Photo by Ann Heisenfelt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

A 2011 Chevy Cruze (File Photo by General Motors via Getty Images)

GM Recalling 475,000 Cruze Cars Over Risk Of Engine Fire

A risk of engine fires is forcing General Motors to recall its popular Chevrolet Cruze compact car.

06/22/2012

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A123 Systems Lands A Big Prize

A-123 Systems will provide advanced Nanophosphate lithium ion battery systems for an unannounced product line at GM.

08/11/2011

2011 Hyundai Sonata (credit: AP)

66 Vehicles Chosen ‘Top Safety Picks’

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recognized 66 vehicles on Wednesday with its “top safety pick award” for the 2011 model year, the most-ever awarded.

12/22/2010

Chevy Volt (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Chevrolet Volt Comes To Boston

The Chevy Volt isn’t a typical hybrid. It has an electric motor.

12/01/2010

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