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Top executives of bankrupt General Motors and Chrysler defended slashing their dealer networks, telling Congress on Wednesday that eliminating more than 2,300 dealerships was crucial to saving the companies.
Hummer owners are an unusual breed, but a little-known Chinese company's surprise purchase of the American maker of gas-guzzling, military-style SUVs is audacious even by their standards.
Consumers should feel comfortable buying a General Motors car even as the automaker battles its way out of its stunning bankruptcy, company CEO Frederick "Fritz" Henderson told CNBC in a live interview Tuesday.
Some of the towns most threatened by GM's woes would not exist without the automaker. The company has been part of everyday life by contributing to orchestras, community colleges and ballparks.
Turnaround specialist Albert Koch is in for perhaps his biggest challenge yet as GM's chief restructuring officer. He'll be GM's primary representative while it is in bankruptcy court protection.
As General Motors prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary and faces possible bankruptcy, here are some key events in the giant automaker's history:
Chrysler and Fiat have asked a bankruptcy court that approved their merger to shorten the process for appeals and bypass the U.S. District Court, according to a court documents.."
President Obama couldn't let General Motors fail, but he won't concede he's taking over the company.
President Barack Obama is defending the government's intervention in the auto industry, saying the collapse of GM and Chrysler would have been devastating for the economy and American workers.
General Motors' bankruptcy filing on Monday comes at no surprise, said Bob Doll, BlackRock vice chairman.
General Motors filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York Monday. Here are following is the list of the largest trade creditors:
AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson says buyers are coming to car showrooms, but the credit isn't there to make the sales.
For General Motors workers and others across the nation, reaction to the automaker's historic bankruptcy filing Monday and the effect on their plants and lives ranged from resignation to fear.
General Motors filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday. Following is a list of GM plants that will be put on standby or closed.
Visteon, the top supplier to and a former subsidiary of Ford, filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday, citing liquidity and debt problems, and turmoil in the automotive industry.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on retail, autos, gold and more.
The government bailout of General Motors includes a valuable prize for the ailing carmaker: a tax break that could save GM and its future investors more than $12 billion.
Shares of General Motors have fallen below $1 for the first time in 76 years as a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing for the automaker appears increasingly likely.
The Obama administration estimates that any GM bankruptcy would take at least 60 to 90 days and perhaps longer, a senior official said.
The Obama administration continues to try to facilitate a long-shot debt-reduction agreement with reluctant General Motors bondholders despite a bankruptcy deadline.