If General Motors were any other company, it would probably be dead by now. In the summer of 2008, nearly a year before G.M. filed for bankruptcy, its executives were growing desperate. Rick Wagoner, its chief executive, secretly proposed a merger with Ford, while Bill Ford courted the future...
Detroit Free Press
Ford was 'shocked' at Wagoner's departure
BY BRENT SNAVELY • FREE PRESS BUSINESS WRITER • APRIL 21, 2009
Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. said Tuesday that he was shocked when he heard that General Motors Corp. Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner was stepping down...
On Friday I was in Washington for a meeting with Administration officials. In the course of that meeting, they requested that I “step aside” as CEO of GM, and so I have.
Fritz Henderson is an excellent choice to be the next CEO of GM. Having worked closely with Fritz for many years, I know...
Wagoner to StepDown - GMI
GM CEO Stepping Down Soon, Chrysler Insolvent Again
The weekend of news when it comes to GM and Chrysler...
March 29, 2009
It's been a busy weekend here at GMInsidenews. First we're told that a bankruptcy deadline is going to be put in...
A Look at the Real Rick Wagoner
By Steve Finlay
WardsAuto.com, Dec 16, 2008 7:21 AM
It may shock certain members of Congress and other self-anointed “experts” on the U.S. car industry, but General Motors CEO Richard Wagoner is one of the best auto executives around.
What’s shocking is how he...
GM: Who could replace Wagoner
Rick Wagoner's days appear numbered, but finding a new leader for General Motors won't be easy.
Alex Taylor III, senior editor
LAST UPDATED: DECEMBER 9, 2008: 9:38 AM ET
NEW YORK (Fortune) -- Now that President-elect Obama has suggested that...
Should Rick Wagoner Resign? or be fired?
What should GM shareholders do about Wagoner and GM's Board of Directors?
I mean before their stake in the company vanishes and they have no further saying in GM's future.
found this link at GMI in a thread about the Volt going to Australia
I'm posting it here in this manner for a completely different reason.
Read this (the part not quoted at GMI)
and see if you agree that Holden's Managing Director,
Mark Reuss has the Right Stuff needed by GM-Global to...
GM says CEO will drive to Washington
Tuesday December 2, 10:30 am ET
GM grounds jet for Washington trip, says CEO will drive company car to appear before Congress
DETROIT (AP) -- This time, GM Chief Rick Wagoner will drive a company car to Washington instead of flying by corporate jet as he...
DN: Ford not interested in GM tie-up
Ford not interested in GM tie-up
Bryce G. Hoffman / The Detroit News
General Motors Corp. approached Ford Motor Co. about a possible merger prior to contacting Chrysler LLC, according people close to the situation.
Though there were direct...
Originally Posted by SobeSVT
GM chairman says Americans didn't want fuel-efficient vehicles
General Motors Corp. chairman and chief executive officer Rick Wagoner said customers didn't want fuel-efficient cars back when gas wasn't so expensive.
"We have to build cars and trucks that people...
Much to do about nothing . . .
Thursday, January 3, 2008
Volt debut fluid, Wagoner says
Photo by Autoblog
Sharon Terlep / The Detroit News
General Motors Corp. still hopes to have the Chevrolet Volt -- the automaker's ambitious attempt...