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General Motors has retained Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley for "advice" on how to respond to activist investor Harry J. Wilson. He leads a group of four investment funds who want GM to spend $8 billion on a share buyback to raise its stock value, and he wants a seat on the board.

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Michael Mikkikin, the general council for General Motors, announced his retirement from the automaker last year. However, he now might not leave until July, while the company searches for a successor.

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The massive sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum is now completely filled in. The museum is holding a contest to guess how many tons of stone it took to make things right again.

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A former Obama aide, Harry J. Wilson, is leading a group of investment funds urging General Motors to buy back $8 billion worth of its stock, which could raise share prices. Wilson also wants a seat on the GM board.

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The General Motors ignition switch compensation fund received 57 more reports this week that were postmarked before the January 31 deadline. The number of accepted claims ticked up slightly by one additional death and two more injuries.

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GM is following up its Lambda-platform CUV stop-sale for possible cracks in their 18-inch Goodyear Fortera HL tires with a recall covering 5,876 examples of the 2015 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave. Goodyear already recalled about 48,512 of the tires.

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For decades, Mark Bernhard has been the guy GM sends to places around the world to manage the finances of its international operations. Now he's returning home to Australia to oversee Holden's transition from manufacturer to importer.

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Future Trucks To Show Correct Redline At 6,800 RPM

The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon are advertised as making 305 horsepower at 6,800 rpm. However, a buyer noticed that the tachometers in the trucks indicated the redline at 6,500 rpm. Turns out the tachs are incorrect, and GM is going to fix the graphic in future trucks.

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GM's facility in Oshawa, Ontario is in deep trouble, according to analysts, some of whom are forecasting the facility will close by 2019.

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Russia's weak currency is proving troublesome for GM, as the company is planning to halt production at its St. Petersburg factory while also raising prices.

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At the end of January GM said it would hold pat on its dividend of 30 cents per share, leading investors to complain. This week it said it would increase the dividend 20 percent, and later this year would look at "further return of capital to shareholders" assuming it can get the recall fiasco concluded.

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General Motors posted strong financial results for the fourth quarter quarter of 2014, but the figures weren't enough for the automaker to offset falling full-year figures, partially due to $2.8 billion in recall-related costs.

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General Motors is drawing more Buick Encore production from factories in Mexico, Spain, and Korea for the US market due to the runaway sales success of the premium compact crossover.

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As the appeal process closes for General Motors' ignition switch recall compensation fund, the tally of claims stands at 4,180. That number might climb, though, because claims postmarked January 31 are still being accepted. As of the latest total, the attorneys found 51 deaths and 77 injures caused by the faulty parts.

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General Motors is launching new entry-level trims for four of its popular models that slash prices by removing some content but mostly seriously cut into dealer margins. The changes let the brands advertise segment-leading prices to attract potential buyers into showrooms.

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GM has thumbed its nose at a pair of US senators today, refusing a request to extend the filing deadline for ignition-switch compensation claims a second time.

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MotorWeek's vast archive of reviews has unloaded a triple feature, starring three icons of 1980s muscle from General Motors.

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GMC is petitioning its dealers for feedback on a potential Wrangler competitor, with sources reporting Hummer could serve as inspiration for the off-roader.

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Kenneth Feinberg, administrator of GM compensation fund, releases latest numbers

At least 50 people have been killed by defective General Motors ignition switches. Not all the claims have been fully reviewed, making it possible that the death toll could considerably rise.

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A trademark application filed by General Motors for the name Z71 Trail Boss suggests a more hardcore off-roader could be in store for Chevy or GMC in the near future.

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GM will be shutting down its Orion, MI factory for seven weeks, starting February 16, as it attempts to move over 35,000 unsold vehicles built last year.

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