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Focus: GM's Washington charm offensive sidelined by Wall Street's push for profit

General Motors code named its November announcement to cut nearly 15,000 jobs in North America and restructure itself "Turbo," suggesting a leaner approach for the largest U.S. automaker would "accelerate its transformation."
Tags: Money, Washington, General Motors, businessNews, Gm, North America


Extreme opponents of GM foods know the least science, but think they know the most

A recent study compared the public's scientific literacy with their attitudes on GM foods.The results showed that "as the extremity of opposition increased, objective knowledge went down, but self-assessed knowledge went up."The results also suggest that, in terms of policy efforts to boost scientific literacy, education about a given topic alone isn't going to be enough. None In 1999, the social psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger published a study that uncovered a darkly comical cogn...
Tags: Psychology, Food, Science, Learning, Intelligence, Innovation, Gm, Bill Nye, France Germany, Justin Kruger, Dunning Kruger, David Dunning, Fernbach, Philip Fernbach


Infiniti just unveiled a striking electric SUV concept with Rolls-Royce-inspired coach doors and a marble interior trim

Infiniti unveiled its all-new QX Inspiration concept SUV at the 2019 Detroit auto show on Monday. According to Nissan's Hong Kong-based luxury offshoot, the stylish concept is designed to give the public a sneak peek at the future of its electric SUV styling. The QX Inspiration's most distinctive features include its coach doors and marble center console.  Infiniti unveiled its all-new QX Inspiration concept SUV at the 2019 Detroit auto show on Monday. The stylish all-electric concept is desi...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, US, America, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Gm, Nissan, Detroit, Mustang, Cadillac, Milo, Meunier, Porsche BMW, Christian Meunier


Cadillac revealed a futuristic electric SUV concept that will rival Tesla's Model X — and it looks awesome (GM)

Cadillac showcased a new electric SUV concept on the eve of the 2019 Detroit auto show. The new Cadillac EV will be built on a unique electric platform and compete with Tesla's Model X SUV. Cadillac is set to become General Motors' lead electric brand. DETROIT — Last week, GM announced that its 116-year-old Cadillac luxury brand would take the lead on the carmaker's electrification strategy. On Sunday, Cadillac revealed its first all-electric design, an SUV that will be based on a fresh EV pl...
Tags: Facebook, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Gm, Detroit, Mustang, Cadillac, Steve Carlisle


Cadillac takes aim at Tesla with electric SUV priced below Model X

A three-row Cadillac XT6 crossover SUV is shown after being unveiled during media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Steve Carlisle, president, Cadillac, speaks during the unveiling of the three-row Cadillac XT6 crossover SUV during media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds The three-...
Tags: Business, Tesla, Sport, Soccer, Gm, Silicon Valley, Detroit, Carlisle, Cadillac, Automakers, North American International Auto Show, General Motors Co, Paul Sancya, Tesla Inc, Steve Carlisle, Detroit Carlisle


The new Cadillac XT6 SUV proves that Caddy is becoming GM's most important brand (GM)

Cadillac revealed its three-row XT6 luxury SUV at the 2019 Detroit auto show. GM's luxury brand is in the midst of a reinvention. The Cadillac XT6 will joining the XT4 and XT5 in a lineup of competitive SUVs aimed at BMW, Mercedes, and Audi. DETROIT — On Sunday, Cadillac revealed the all-new XT6 crossover SUV before media previews officially kicked off at the 2019 Detroit auto show. The much-anticipated three-row SUV proves that Cadillac has, for the moment, become GM's most important brand. ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, US, Trends, Tesla, Gm, Audi, Detroit, Carlisle, Cadillac, BMW Mercedes, Steve Carlisle, Audi DETROIT On Sunday Cadillac


Unifor Planning to Protest General Motors at Detroit Auto Show, UAW Boycotts Blazer

Things are starting to get truly ugly between Canada’s Unifor and General Motors. On Friday, the union held a rally in Windsor, Ontario, with that automaker’s headquarters just a river away. During the event, Unifor President Jerry Dias expressed his annoyance with the automaker’s restructuring plan and promised to bring the noise to GM’s front […] The post Unifor Planning to Protest General Motors at Detroit Auto Show, UAW Boycotts Blazer appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, General Motors, Canada, Employees, Protests, Gm, Lawsuits, Autos, Automotive Industry, Detroit Auto Show, North American International Auto Show, Naias, Boycotts, Unifor, UAW, WINDSOR Ontario


Tesla is engaging in a risky expansion as the rest of the auto industry is playing defense (TSLA, GM, F, FCAU)

The global auto industry is ruthlessly evaluating weak markets and killing off unpopular products while Tesla is expanding in China. Tesla doesn't have much of a choice — if it doesn't take the risk now, it won't be able to dive in amid a global auto sales downturn. The contrast highlight the biggest difference between Tesla's immature business and car companies that are over a hundred years old. The contrast was telling: The same week that Tesla CEO Elon Musk attended a groundbreaking ceremo...
Tags: Facebook, South Korea, Europe, Japan, Elon Musk, Australia, China, Russia, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, Shanghai, Gm, Chrysler


SoftBank spent $900 million in investment banking fees in 2018. The only entity it lagged — the People's Republic of China.

SoftBank spent $900 million in investment banking fees in 2018, more than any company in at least a decade. The People's Republic of China is the only entity to outspend the Japanese tech conglomerate. SoftBank has primarily paid fees to investment bankers to raise capital, but it also executed many high profile investments in companies like WeWork and Cruise Automation. If you didn't have SoftBank as an investment banking client in 2018, you missed out on one of the most massive and lucrativ...
Tags: China, Softbank, Trends, Alibaba, Gm, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, WeWork, Goldman, Coupang, Bayer, Nomura, Republic of China, Masayoshi Son


A small number of banks profited from a SoftBank dealmaking bonanza in 2018 — one of the most lucrative fee opportunities in modern history

SoftBank spent $900 million in investment banking fees in 2018, more than any company in at least a decade. The People's Republic of China is the only entity to outspend the Japanese tech conglomerate. SoftBank has primarily paid fees to investment bankers to raise capital, but it also executed many high profile investments in companies like WeWork and Cruise Automation. If you didn't have SoftBank as an investment banking client in 2018, you missed out on one of the most massive and lucrativ...
Tags: China, Softbank, Trends, Alibaba, Gm, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, WeWork, Goldman, Coupang, Bayer, Nomura, Republic of China, Masayoshi Son


GM is reassigning thousands of its engineers to work on electric vehicles

GM CEO Mary Barra has laid out a blueprint for shifting to electric, self-driving cars — a world, she says, with "zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion." That will require shifting resources to AV and EV development. GM appears to be serious about their zero-emissions vision: the company is shifting 75% of its powertrain engineers from internal-combustion engines to electric vehicle development as it prepares to unleash of wave of EVs under the Cadillac brand. The big picture:   G...
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Mary Barra, Gm, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick GMC, Mark Reuss, China Cadillac, CTO Kyle Vogt


GM bucks gloomy earnings forecast trend, shares jump

General Motors Co executives on Friday bucked gloomy forecasts for growth and sent the automaker's shares soaring, promising investors stronger 2019 earnings and outlining ambitious plans for its Cadillac brand to challenge Tesla Inc in the growing electric vehicle market.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Gm, Cadillac, General Motors Co, Tesla Inc


GM says pickup trucks to lift 2019 earnings, shares jump 8 percent

General Motors Co said on Friday its revamped pickup truck lineup will boost its 2019 earnings and Cadillac will become its lead electric vehicle brand, sending the No. 1 U.S. automaker's shares up more than 8 percent.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Gm, Cadillac, General Motors Co


GM is surging after giving strong guidance, saying it would use Cadillac to compete with Tesla (GM, TSLA)

General Motors gave strong 2019 guidance Friday morning. The automaker also announced it would use its Cadillac brand to take on Tesla in the electric-vehicle market. Watch General Motors trade live.  General Motors was rallying Friday, up more than 9%, after the company gave strong 2019 guidance and said it would use its Cadillac brand to take on Tesla. Friday's gains have GM shares trading near $37.50, and at their best level since the beginning of December. A close above $38.45 would be ...
Tags: US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Gm, North America, Morgan Stanley, Blackrock, Cadillac, Adam Jonas, Watch General Motors, Tesla GM TSLA


These are the cool cars we can't wait to see at the 2019 Detroit auto show (F, GM, FCAU)

The 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit officially opens to the public next week and runs through January 27. This will be the final time the Detroit auto show takes place in January. In 2020, it will move to June. Lots of new SUVs and sports cars will make their North American debuts next week during two media days before the 2019 Detroit auto show open to the public. Ford, Cadillac, RAM, Infiniti, VW, and Subaru will all be showing new vehicles. Soon enough, no more froze...
Tags: Trends, Tesla, Ford, Gm, Lincoln, Detroit, Subaru, Continental, North American International Auto Show, Cadillac Ford, Ford Cadillac RAM Infiniti VW, Shelby GT500 Mustang Ford


GM gives strong 2019 earnings forecast, shares jump 8 percent

General Motors Co on Friday gave a strong earnings forecast for 2019 powered by its revamped and highly-profitable pickup truck lineup, sending the No. 1 U.S. automaker's shares up 8 percent in early trading.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Gm, General Motors Co




GM is defying naysayers with a bullish 2019 outlook, and plans to take on Tesla with Cadillac (GM)

At its Capital Markets Day in New York, GM predicted that 2019 auto sales in the US and China could hold up. GM also told Wall Street that it could beat its 2018 earnings guidance, and it guided markedly higher than consensus for 2019. The company also announced that Cadillac would become its lead electric-vehicle brand. The global auto industry is entering a defensive crouch in early 2019, but General Motors is a notable exception. On Friday, the largest US carmaker by sales kicked off its C...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Wall Street, China, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Mary Barra, Gm, Chevy, Detroit, Cadillac, Trump, Chevy Bolt, Barra


GM is defying naysayers with a bullish 2019 outlook, plans to take on Tesla with Cadillac (GM)

At its Capital Markets Day in New York, GM predicted that 2019 auto sales in the US and China could hold up. GM also told Wall Street that it could beat its 2018 earnings guidance, and it guided markedly higher than consensus for 2019. The company also announced that Cadillac would become its lead electric-vehicle brand. The global auto industry is entering a defensive crouch in early 2019. But General Motors is a notable exception. On Friday, The largest US carmaker by sales kicked off its C...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Wall Street, China, US, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Mary Barra, Gm, Chevy, Detroit, Cadillac, Trump, Chevy Bolt, Barra


GM raises 2018 forecast, predicts stronger 2019 earnings

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors strengthened its pretax profit estimate for 2018 and predicted even stronger performance for 2019 as it executives made a presentation to investors on Friday. CEO Mary Barra also says the company doesn’t foresee any further job cuts through 2020. Last year GM announced plans to close five North American factories […]
Tags: Business, News, General Motors, Ap, Mary Barra, Gm, Detroit


After Monsanto patent ruling, Indian farmers hope for next-gen GM seeds

A court ruling in India this week that upheld a Monsanto patent on genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds has raised hopes among farmers that the company would now launch its next-generation seeds, the application for which it pulled two years ago.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Gm, Monsanto


Artists Rep seeks Company Manager

Artists Repertory Theatre is looking for an administrative generalist who has abilities and interest in all aspects of the management of a theatre. POSITION SUMMARYArtists Repertory Theatre is looking for an administrative generalist who has abilities and interest in all aspects of the management of a theatre. The GM Assistant plays a vital role in program support and execution. This individual will support Artists Rep’s finance operations, company management, and casting.  Essenti...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Ap, Portland, Gm, Intuit, League of Resident Theatres LORT, Equity USAA SDC


'Reality is kicking in': Ford says self-driving vehicles are further away than many expect

Though Ford still gets most of its revenue selling personal vehicles, the company sees a world where people rely on a much wider mix of transportation modes. To transform itself for its AV goals, Ford has made a range of acquisitions and has brought more of its technology development in-house. Ford will continue its push toward "mobility" to position itself as a key player in autonomous vehicles, even as the traditional car industry seems headed for a down cycle and the realistic timeframe ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Washington, San Francisco, Trends, Ford, Gm, Toyota, Android Auto, Ford GM, Ken Washington, Sherif Marakby, Marakby, Marcy Klevorn, Axios Spin, Ford Klevorn


Workers at GM's Canada plant hold work stoppage over closure

OSHAWA, Ontario (AP) — Unionized workers at the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, are holding another sit-down protest over the planned closure of the facility that would lead to the loss of 3,000 jobs.The union... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, General Motors, Canada, Gm, Oshawa, Ontario AP, Oshawa Ontario


Intel's Mobileye is taking its ready-to-go self-driving technology to China to solve public-transit problems (ITC)

Intel's Mobileye will partner with the Beijing Public Transport Corporation to bring autonomous mobility to that city's residents. "The new solution is expected to be initially deployed in 2022," Mobileye said at the Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, in Las Vegas. Mobileye is pursuing a unique role as an autonomy consultant in the self-driving race, providing solutions based on hardware, software, and safety. Unlike Tesla and General Motors' Cruise division, Intel's Mobileye self-driving uni...
Tags: Facebook, Elon Musk, China, Israel, US, Trends, Tesla, Intel, Beijing, Cruise, Ford, Gm, Ibm, Las Vegas, Itc, Chevy Colorado


Factbox: China approves new GMO soybean, corn and canola traits

China approved five genetically modified (GM) crops for import on Tuesday, the first in about 18 months, as representatives from the Asian country and the United States met in face-to-face talks to try to resolve trade disagreements.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States, Gm


Monsanto patent victory seen as a boost for biotech investment in India

The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Monsanto can claim patents on its genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds, a victory for the U.S. company that is expected to encourage biotechnology firms to step up investment in the country.
Tags: Money, Supreme Court, India, businessNews, Gm, Monsanto


Supreme Court backs Monsanto on GM cotton payments

The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that U.S. seed maker Monsanto can claim patents on its genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds in the world's biggest producer of the fibre.
Tags: Money, Supreme Court, businessNews, Gm, Monsanto


Supreme Court allows Monsanto to claim patents on GM cotton: company source

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed Monsanto to claim patents on its genetically modified cotton seeds in the world's biggest producer of the fibre, a company source said.
Tags: Money, Supreme Court, businessNews, Gm, Monsanto


China approves five GM crops for import, first in 18 months

China has approved the import of five genetically modified crops, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement on Tuesday, amid growing pressure from the United States to open up its market to more farm goods.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews, United States, Gm, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs



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