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    Report: Canada bailed out GM and Chrysler without really knowing where $13.7 billion went
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    The Auditor General of Canada recently issued a report that makes at least one thing clear: it doesn't know how effective Canadian government loans given to both General Motors and Chrysler in 2009 were in ensuring the viability of both companies. That year, our Canadian government (and the ...

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    Report: GM Futurliner No. 10 gains National Historic Vehicle Register status, finds home
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    We couldn't even begin to count all the concept cars that General Motors has made over the years, but what we do know is that few have carried the kind of legend that the Futurliners have. Of the dozen such buses GM made, No. 10 (similar to the one pictured here) has arguably had the most ...

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    Study: Auto suppliers call GM the worst car company to work with
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    Among automakers with a big North American presence, General Motors is the worst to work for, according to a new survey from Tier 1 automotive suppliers, conducted by Planning Perspectives, Inc. The Detroit-based manufacturer, which has been under fire following the ignition switch recall and ...

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    Report: 2015 Chevrolet SS getting manual transmission, Magnetic Ride suspension
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    We're big fans of the Chevrolet SS here at Autoblog Canada (and we're quite upset that we don't get this beast up here), west coast editor Michael Harley recently saying the Aussie import "comes across as a polished, and very well-rounded, sport sedan package that is more focused on performance ...

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    Report: GM's Mary Barra nets cover of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people [w/video]
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    General Motors CEO Mary Barra has undergone an uneviable trial by fire in her first months leading the company. Even before she officially took over, she was under scrutiny for being the first woman ever to head a Detroit automaker. Then the ignition switch recall debacle began rolling out that ...

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    Report: Ontario looks to liquidate its holdings in General Motors
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    The late-80s and early-90s saw the Canadian government divest itself from some of its largest state-owned businesses (Crown Corporations) – particularly when it came to transport and energy companies. In a sweeping implementation of Thatcherism led by Conservative premier Brian Mulroney, ...

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    Recalls: How GM is using social media to ease its recall woes
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    Working through customer service at a giant corporation is often akin to trying to get the attention of a giant by poking it with a twig. Twitter and Facebook users, though, have tossed aside the metaphorical twig in favour of a far more attention-grabbing Howitzer, using the public nature of ...

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    Report: Lawsuits contend GM hasn't recalled all defective Cobalts
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    General Motors is facing additional lawsuits in California and Alabama relating to the faulty ignition switches that have forced it to recall some 1.6 million Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn vehicles. These suits are a bit different than GM's other legal issues, though. In the California case, a ...

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    Report: VW is world's second-best-selling automaker, GM falls to third
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    Every year when we start talking about which automaker is the biggest in the world, there always seems to be at least a little bit of controversy. For 2013, Toyota handily took the top spot with 9.98 million sales, but it's the runner up spot between General Motors and Volkswagen that is starting ...

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    Report: Analyst predicts GM will buy Tesla in 2014
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    There's little question that Tesla has come at the automotive industry as an outsider. But will it last as an outsider for much longer? Not if you ask Yra Harris of Praxis Trading. According to USA Today, the veteran financial analyst recently predicted on CNBC that General Motors will try to buy ...

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