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Official
GM's $25M stock incentive plan for Cruise chief Dan Ammann points to IPO

He and other employees will be compensated with equity like a tech company

He and other employees will be compensated with equity like a tech company.

Opinion
GM says EVs are the future — but trucks are going to take it there

Sure, a self-driving Bolt may be cool, but a Silverado is going to haul the earnings

Sure, a self-driving Bolt may be cool, but a Silverado is going to haul the earnings.

Official
GM Cruise, DoorDash partner for autonomous food delivery

They'll deliver takeout and groceries in San Francisco

They'll deliver takeout and groceries in San Francisco.

Official
GM names Mark Reuss president

He'll oversee the company's focus on EVs and AVs

He'll oversee the company's focus on EVs and AVs.

Official
GM President Ammann will take over Cruise self-driving car unit

Cruise co-founder Kyle Vogt becomes president, CTO

Cruise co-founder Kyle Vogt becomes president, CTO.

Official
SoftBank makes $2.2B investment in GM Cruise to speed self-driving cars

GM shares jumped more than 10 percent in pre-market trading

GM shares jumped more than 10 percent in pre-market trading.

Featured
GM bets on Brazil with millions of cheap cars developed for China

‘Unprecedented’ scale, but will Brazilians have higher expectations?

General Motors is planning for long-term profitability in South America built on the back of draconian cost cutting during Brazil's recession and the same low-cost vehicles it is developing for Chinese consumers, which are due to hit dealerships in 2019.

Official
GM plans to go big with self-driving cars in U.S. cities in 2019

Robo-taxis could be "potentially bigger than our current core business, with better margins."

Robo-taxis could be "potentially bigger than our current core business, with better margins."

ETC
GM's Ammann says company moving 'really quickly' on autonomous cars

This, as road tests in Manhattan are about to begin.

This, as road tests in Manhattan are about to begin.

Official
GM plans new car family for global markets, $5B investment

GM is preparing to add a new Chevy-branded family vehicle to emerging markets, which it expects to sell some two million units per year by 2019.

Report
GM awards CEO Barra, other top execs, with shares worth millions

General Motors is giving CEO Mary Barra, president Dan Ammann and product development boss Mark Reuss even more shares in the automaker in 2015 under the company's long-term incentive plan. Barra's stock could be worth around $3 million.

Report
GM execs keeping eye on social media to find vehicle flaws

Complain loudly enough online about quality problems in your General Motors vehicle, and it might be noted by the automaker. Or you might get a call from CEO Mary Barra for feedback on the company. The strategy is part of a new initiative from the automaker to be more proactive about fixing small issues before they grow into a year like 2014, with over 26-million recalled autos from GM in the US.

Breaking
GM's Mary Barra becomes first female CEO at global automaker

Akerson himself previously noted that a female CEO at one of the Detroit Three was "inevitable."

Report
GM admits $600k ad contract went to company of CFO's wife

Mother is a well-respected ad agency with offices in London, New York and Buenos Aires. Another noteable detail about Mother is that Pernilla Ammann is a partner and COO of Mother New York. That's important, because Mrs. Ammann's husband is General Motors CFO Dan Ammann. Neither point stands out on its own, but General Motors spent $600,000 with Mother to create webisodes in support of the 100th birthday of Chevrolet, and that's gotten the attention of the Securities and Exchange Commision.

Report: CFO Liddell leaving GM, Treasurer Dan Ammann named replacement

General Motors has announced that Chris Liddell (above left), the company's vice chairman and chief financial officer, is leaving the automaker. Liddell joined GM in January 2010 and was instrumental in guiding the manufacturer through its recent initial public offering. At this point, the reasons for Liddell's departure remain unclear.