Tag: General Motors

Donald Trump

President Trump Meeting with Automakers to Bring Back Jobs

President Donald Trump will meet with automakers today to discuss how to bring back more jobs to the United States. “I want new plants to be built here for cars sold here!” Trump wrote on Twitter earlier this morning.

Dan Price

CNN: 1 in 5 Big Companies Pay No Taxes

A new Government Accountability Office report showed that one in five big companies don’t pay any income taxes, according to CNN Money.

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Closing Factories in Wisconsin Put Paul Ryan’s Trade Agenda in Spotlight

Ahead of Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary election, the closure of both the General Motors plant in Janesville, Wisconsin — Speaker Paul Ryan’s hometown — as well as the recent closure of the Oscar Meyer plant in Madison, Wisconsin has put a spotlight on Paul Ryan’s long-standing support for trade globalism.

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STUDY: Obama’s Dismal Economic Recovery Draws Mexican Nationals Back Home

A drawn out Great Recession in the U.S. over the course of Barack Obama’s Presidency is prompting businesses to outsource operations to Mexico and contributes more to Mexicans leaving America than arriving, according to a new Pew Research study. If Pew estimates are accurate,

State Department Competition For Inscription On New British Embassy

State Department Competition For Inscription On New British Embassy

London, UNITED KINGDOM – The US State Department has launched a competition for British and American students to submit a statement that best describes relations between the two countries. The winning entry will be carved into the stone wall surrounding

GM 2014 Recalls Outnumber Population of Texas

GM 2014 Recalls Outnumber Population of Texas

General Motors Co. announced on Wednesday six new recalls for 717,950 U.S. vehicles, bringing its 2014 total recalls to 29 million worldwide, 25.7 million of which have been in the United States.  That works out to more recalls worldwide than

Report: Firing Anthony Cumia Could Cost SiriusXM $3 Million

Report: Firing Anthony Cumia Could Cost SiriusXM $3 Million

SiriusXM punished Anthony Cumia for his racially tinged Tweets last week, canning the radio personality from his long-running Opie and Anthony show. Now, Cumia’s fans are fighting back. And it could cost the satellite radio company dearly. The Daily Beast

Detroit Won't Surrender to Google in Self-Driving Cars

Detroit Won't Surrender to Google in Self-Driving Cars

As Silicon Valley expands from the Internet of people to the Internet of Things, the failure of Detroit and Google to form a partnership to build self-driving cars is an instructive tale regarding the challenges Silicon Valley and industrial America

General Motors Warned of Vehicle Safety Defects in 2002

General Motors Warned of Vehicle Safety Defects in 2002

(Reuters) – A former head of General Motors corporate quality audit warned the company’s board in a letter in 2002 that it needed to “stop the continued shipment of unsafe vehicles” and “recall suspect vehicles that were already in customers’

GM Recalls 3.4M More Cars for Ignition Problems

GM Recalls 3.4M More Cars for Ignition Problems

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling another 3 million cars because of a defect that causes a similar problem to one that led to an earlier massive recall of small cars, and is linked to 13 deaths. The ignition

Is General Motors Working with the NSA to Snoop on Auto Owners?

Mary Barra, the embattled CEO of General Motors, currently embroiled in a recall scandal, is also on the Board of NSA surveillance contractor General Dynamics. Specifically, General Dynamics is the contractor helping the NSA process recorded phone calls going in and

Venezuelan Exchange Rates Hurting Over 100 International Companies

Today Venezuela announced an agreement under which they would begin to pay off some of the $4 billion they owe carriers. But dozens of other major corporations are also getting stung by Venezuelan inflation. The deal with air carriers comes