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Mary Barra cools speculation of Corvette as a spin-off brand, à la Mustang

You have to be careful messing with the brand of Barra's favorite car

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GM plans to spend more on EVs than gas-powered cars in next five years

But Mary Barra expects significant ICE sales into the 2030s

General Motors Co expects to spend more on developing and selling electric vehicles (EVs) than gasoline-powered cars over the next five years, Chief Executive Mary Barra said on Tuesday. Barra was responding to a question from an analyst on the No. 1 U.S. automaker's earnings conference call when she said she believed EVs would see more of the research and development and capital spending dollars in that time period. The United Auto Workers union, which just ratified a new four-year lab

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GM CEO Mary Barra joins UAW talks; deal to end strike may be near

She and Mark Reuss make an appearance

General Motors CEO Mary Barra joined negotiators at the bargaining table, an indication that a deal may be near to end a monthlong strike by members of the United Auto Workers union that has paralyzed its factories. Barra and GM President Mark Reuss were in the bargaining room early Tuesday, a person briefed on the talks said.

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GM CEO Mary Barra meets with UAW leaders over strike

Though the meeting lasted about a half-hour

Barra met with UAW President Gary Jones and senior union negotiator Terry Dittes on Wednesday at a time when GM had not yet received a formal response to a new offer made on Monday morning, sources briefed on the matter said. GM declined to comment on the meeting, but said progress was being made in the talks. There was a meeting (between Barra and Jones and Dittes) and we continue to meet at all levels," UAW spokesman Brian Rothenberg said.

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At shuttered Lordstown, Ohio, plant, workers still hope for new GM vehicle

They know EV batteries or Workhorse can't replace even a fraction of the jobs

When asked about reports General Motors Co may turn its shuttered Lordstown, Ohio, plant into a battery factory, "Buffalo" Joe Nero snorts and points at the vast complex that until six months ago made the Chevrolet Cruze. The United Auto Workers (UAW) union, which went on strike last week, agrees. GM's decision to close it and three other U.S. facilities due to sagging U.S. passenger car sales has drawn widespread criticism, including from President Donald Trump.

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GM CEO Mary Barra may go with Trump to Ohio

She 'expressed her support for our reforms on CAFE fuel standards,' said Larry Kudlow

General Motors Co chief executive Mary Barra may go to Ohio with President Donald Trump to attend a meeting in the state where the largest U.S. automaker has ended production at a car assembly plant, an aide to Trump said Friday. Barra, who met with Trump on Thursday, has come under harsh criticism from the president for announcing plans to close four U.S. plants, including a Lordstown, Ohio, assembly plant that ceased production in March. "Mary Barra is doing her best to open up plants

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GM first-quarter profit better than expected, with trucks in driver's seat

Mary Barra reiterates GM will build full range of EVs, including an all-electric pickup

Mary Barra reiterates GM will build full range of EVs, including an all-electric pickup.

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Mary Barra reportedly confirms GM's electric pickup truck plans

Would it be a Chevy or GMC?

Would it be a Chevy or GMC?

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GM CEO Mary Barra's pay fell to under $22 million

And women will make up the majority on GM's board of directors

And women will make up the majority on GM's board of directors.

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GM CEO Mary Barra won't appear as requested before Canadian lawmakers

'Complex schedule wouldn't allow her to be there' to explain Oshawa closure

'Complex schedule wouldn't allow her to be there' to explain Oshawa closure.

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GM invests in 4 plants as it prepares to close 5 others

Says it has enough job openings for all but 100 displaced factory workers

Says it has enough job openings for all but 100 displaced factory workers.

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GM in fence-mending mode: 'We're not here to make everybody angry'

Restructuring plan sets back years of relationship-building with Trump, White House

'We're not here to make everybody angry.'

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GM offers bold earnings forecast, and stock price soars

Meanwhile, union workers protest closures, as Barra says Tesla buying Lordstown is 'moot'

Meanwhile, union workers protest closures, as Barra says Tesla buying Lordstown is 'moot'

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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.

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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.

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GM says it has 2,700 jobs available for workers slated to be laid off

3,300 U.S. factory jobs are going away at plants GM plans to idle

3,300 U.S. factory jobs are going away at plants GM plans to idle

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Trump says GM shift to electric vehicles is 'not going to work'

And he says new trade deal makes it 'very uncomfortable' for GM to build cars outside the U.S.

And he says new trade deal makes it 'very uncomfortable' for GM to build cars outside the U.S.

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Lawmakers want GM to commit to producing all U.S. EVs domestically

It plans 20 electric models by 2023 but says a new car for Ohio is unlikely

It plans 20 electric models by 2023 but says a new car for Ohio is unlikely.

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GM CEO Mary Barra under pressure from senators, UAW on plant closings

Lawmakers cite 'extremely poor corporate citizenship'

Lawmakers cite 'extremely poor corporate citizenship'

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