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    Video: GM commercial thanks taxpayers for the bailout
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    General Motors takes one on the chin but gets back up, thanks to us – Click above to watch video after the jump
    General Motors is trying hard to move forward after everything that has happened in the last few years. The auto giant would not be here without the help of the government and the ...

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    Will GM's EV policy be dictated by the success of its IPO?
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors is getting closer to the day it takes that financial plunge and once again offers its stock to the world. The day of the IPO, which is speculated to occur in November, will be a very important day for the future of ...

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    127 MPG: What Motor Trend got driving the Volt in the real world
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Did General Motors lie or didn't they? The media and public got extremely swept up by the fact that GM told the world its range-extended electric vehicle would not use the on-board internal combustion engine to power the wheels, ...

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    GM confirms $145M investment in Orion, ponders new name for Chevy Aveo?
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    Chevy Aveo show car – Click above to enlarge
    General Motors was happy to show off its revamped Chevrolet Aveo at the Paris Motor Show last week. The car is a fresh change of pace from the last generation Aveo, and a strong step forward for Chevrolet in the subcompact segment. It may be a ...

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    GM completes buy of AmeriCredit, to be called GM Financial
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    General Motors is just about ready to start offering in-house financing once again. Its acquisition of AmeriCredit is complete, pending approval by AmeriCredit's shareholders. The merger is officially effective as of October 1st, 2010 and is an all-cash transaction valued at $3.5 billion. The ...

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    Video: Vintage Pontiac film teaches Americans to fear foreign cars
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    Pontiac's throwback appeal to its workers – Click above to watch videos after the jump
    "What Americans want to know is you are doing your job." That's what Pontiac had to say to its plant workers with two videos made in the Seventies, when the brand that once built excitement was building ...

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    First Drive: 2011 Buick LaCrosse CX gets four cylinders for fuel economy
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    2011 Buick LaCrosse four-cylinder – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the foreseeable future, the LaCrosse will remain the flagship of the Buick lineup, so at first glance, it might seem peculiar that General Motors is adding a seemingly modest inline-four cylinder engine to the ...

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    Chrysler shows off eight Mopar concepts at Easter Jeep Safari 2010
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    2010 Easter Jeep Safari Mopar Concepts – Click any image to enlarge
    Chrysler's engineers have been busy lately. Mark Allen, head of the Jeep design studio, has introduced a total of eight new concept vehicles at this year's Easter Jeep Safari. Each one has been worked up by the company's ...

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    Officially Official: GM kills Pontiac *UPDATED with LIVE webcast embed*
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    Rumors from late last week have come home to roost, and as part of its restructuring efforts, General Motors has just announced that Pontiac will be "phased out by the end of 2010." GM will continue to build its accelerated viability plan around four brands: Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, and GMC.As ...

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    REPORT: GM to shed 1,600 white-collar jobs by May 1
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    According to General Motors spokesman Tom Wilkinson, the struggling automaker will shed 1,600 white-collar jobs by May 1 as part of its continuing restructuring efforts. The cuts, which are scheduled to begin this week, are part of a larger action to shed 3,400 white-collar jobs this year.Details ...

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    Henderson says GM bankruptcy decision still in doubt; Hummer decision expected before month's end
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    We were on General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson's teleconference with reporters this morning, and while the proceedings were light on revelatory news (okay, there really wasn't any), some important things were clarified:Namely, Henderson denied that the company has reached a decision on whether to ...

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    Snip-Snip: GM slashing $800M from marketing budget (yes, even Transformers)
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Transformers cars from GM
    When you're forced into a life-and-death situation like General Motors, a lot of tough calls have to be made – yet some are more obvious than others. In this case, The General has made it clear that it plans to slash its North ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: John Schneider's General Lee going for $2.3 million
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    Click image for full gallery of John Schneider's original General Lee var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/offbeat_news/John_Schneider_s_original_General_Lee_going_for_2_3_million_on_eBay'; While we might stop just short of calling it "The most famous model of the most famous car in the world!" as ...

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