Mary Barra

Sergio Marchionne Has Given Up His Dream Of Merging Fiat Chrysler With GM (For Now, Anyway)
Sergio Marchionne Has Given Up His Dream Of Merging Fiat Chrysler With GM (For Now, Anyway)

For months, Sergio Marchionne has spoken very publicly about wanting to merge Fiat Chrysler Automobiles with General Motors. Some have worried that FCA's CEO might resort to drastic measures to achieve his dream, but it appears he's finally given up -- at least for the next five years. GM wasn't...Read More»

Sergio Marchionne
Will Sergio Marchionne Force His Way Into A Merger With GM? Should He?

In late May, rumors began circulating that the CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Sergio Marchionne, had proposed a merger with General Motors in an email to CEO Mary Barra. By all accounts, Barra shot him down, refusing to discuss the matter further. But as Bloomberg reports, Barra's would-be...Read More»

Sergio Marchionne
Fiat Chrysler's Sergio Marchionne Wanted To Merge With GM, But Got Shot Down By Mary Barra

Sergio Marchionne hasn't exactly been quiet about his desire to merge Fiat Chrysler Automobiles with another car company. Last summer, he floated the idea of joining forces with Volkswagen, but that deal was subsequently sunk. More recently, the New York Times reports that FCA's CEO has been...Read More»

A 2015 Cadillac CTS, equipped with V2V technology
Cadillac Brings Semi-Autonomous Driving To GM Lineup In 2016

A year ago, Toyota announced plans to sell autonomous cars -- or at least semi-autonomous cars -- by the mid-2010s. Tesla expects to launch similar models around the same time, and Google could be operating on an even zippier production schedule. But what about Detroit? At least one domestic brand...Read More»

General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014
Yes, Shoppers Believe That GM Has Changed, But They're Still Unsure About Quality

Last December, General Motors turned a corner. The U.S. government sold its last shares of GM stock, officially ending GM's highly publicized bailout, and to mark the occasion, GM announced a new CEO, Mary Barra, the first woman to helm a major automaker. Barra's first few months in the corner...Read More»

General Motors CEO Mary Barra answers questions from media
General Motors Fires 15 Employees, Releases Details Of Internal Ignition Switch Probe

General Motors has submitted a report to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration detailing its internal investigation of the company's highly publicized ignition switch recall. Though NHTSA won't share that report with the public until later today, it can probably summed up in nine words...Read More»

Mary Barra
GM CEO Mary Barra: 7th Most-Powerful Woman In The World, According To Forbes

Forbes Magazine has released its list of the world's most powerful women. Some, like Angela Merkel (#1), Janet Yellen (#2), and Oprah Winfrey (#14) aren't especially surprising. Others, like Shakira (#58) and Greta van Susteren (squeaking in at #100) are perhaps slightly unexpected. Coming in at #7...Read More»

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