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  1. New Book Describes How Wagoner wanted Ford to Merge with GM

    Automotive Industry News
    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...
  2. Ford was 'shocked' at Wagoner's departure

    Ford Corporate News
    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...
  3. GM Message from Rick Wagoner

    General Motors Discussion
    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...
  4. Wagoner to StepDown

    General Motors Discussion
    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 By: Nsap It's been a busy weekend here at GMInsidenews. First we're told that a bankruptcy deadline is going to be put in...
  5. Wagoner: One of the Best Auto Executives

    General Motors Discussion
    A Look at the Real Rick Wagoner By Steve Finlay, 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...
  6. CNN: GM: Who could replace Wagoner

    General Motors Discussion
    CNN/Fortune 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...
  7. Should Rick Wagoner Resign? or be fired?

    General Motors Discussion
    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.
  8. replacement for Wagoner from Holden

    General Motors Discussion
    found this link at GMI in a thread about the Volt going to Australia BUT 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...
  9. Wagoner to follow Mulally's lead. He will also drive to DC.

    General Motors Discussion
    AP 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...
  10. DN: We want no stinking merger Mr. Wagoner. Ford tells GM to go take a hike.

    Ford Corporate News
    DN: Ford not interested in GM tie-up Detroit News 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...
  11. Corrected: Wagoner Gives Observation on Prio Consumer Preferences in US

    General Motors Discussion
    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...
  12. Detroit News: Wagoner cautioned that the timeline for Volt isn't a sure thing

    General Motors Discussion
    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...