General Motors chairman Ed Whitacre is readying the world for GM's Initial Public Offering. The IPO is slated to happen next month and Whitacre has reportedly said that he expects shares to be priced between $20 and $25. That price will likely be achieved via a stock split, with sources saying GM plans to offer shares in a four-to-one split.
General Motors wants to prove to you that their vehicles are up to snuff, and The New York Times is reporting that a new marketing initiative aims to get more customers behind the wheel of GM cars and trucks. The General's rumored Satisfaction Guaranteed program promises to give customers their money back within 60 days if they're not completely satisfied with their purchase. The new sales tool, which will reportedly begin Monday and run through November, may mark the first time a major automake
Speaking to General Motors' Annual Meeting of stockholders, the company's Chairman and CEO, Rick Wagoner, was generally upbeat about the progress of GM's restructuring plan, pointing to a profitable first quarter in Europe, strong growth in the Asia Pacific region (particularly China), and rising sales in Latin America, Africa and the Middle East as evidence of the company's success globally.
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