Dan Akerson

At GM, Workers Study Tesla To Stay Ahead Of The Pack
At GM, Workers Study Tesla To Stay Ahead Of The Pack

Fifteen years ago, the recording industry dismissed online music sales as a ridiculous fad. "Those MP3 files are huge -- two and three megabytes each! Who wants to wait around for those to download? Let's just copy-protect our CDs, and everything will be fine." Around the same time, some bookstores...Read More»

Dan Akerson, GM CEO as of September 1, 2010
GM Says New Fuel Rules Are A Big Win For U.S. Automakers

On Wednesday, the Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency announced new fuel-economy rules for vehicles manufactured during the 2017 - 2025 model years. While those regulations will invariably lead to higher car prices for consumers -- around $950 at a minimum -- the...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
GM Stands Firm, Refuses To Share Chevy Volt Secrets With China

It's common for people to cite China as a nation bent on world domination at the expense of the environment. After all, how many articles were written about the massive (and massively failed) cleanup of Beijing prior to the 2008 Summer Olympics, or the devastation wrought by the Three Gorges Dam?...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
For A New GM, Old Questions On Incentives, Product Development

Last year when automaker General Motors [NYSE: GM] emerged from bankruptcy, the outlook for the automaker was looking bullish by most accounts. Yet recently, some analysts and observers have expressed concern for the company's tack under CEO Dan Akerson. While other companies have been reeling in...Read More»

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