Tag Archives: General Motors

Half of Detroit Public Schools In Danger of Closing

Politics and a massive deficit have left Motor City in financial turmoil. Will our children be forced to forfeit their education?

Detroit's school system is getting a failing grade (Thinkstock)
Detroit is in trouble—again. The city’s public…

By Tamara Warren

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4 Stocks to Consider If You Missed the GM IPO

We consulted a handful of market-watchers for auto investment ideas and came away with a few overlooked stocks with promise

BLACK ENTERPRISE talked to a handful market-watchers to get some investment ideas that play…

By John Simons

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No. 28: Al Johnson, The Auto Dealer Advocate

Follow the Black Enterprise 40th Anniversary countdown of the most impactful black business leaders of the past 40 years

In celebration of our 40th anniversary, Black Enterprise ranks the Titans: The 40 Most Powerful…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Defensive Driving

Bill Perkins positions his dealerships to survive the auto industry wreckage

“What am I going to do?” That was the first thought that ran through Bill…

By Alan Hughes

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About 600 Car Dealers Try To Get Businesses Back

DETROIT (AP) — Michael Wolf is taking a big gamble that he can convince an…

By Associated Press

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Minority Dealers May Be Slammed by Closings

Advocates say some could be left holding the bag

Gregory Jackson, owner of five General Motors dealerships believes that as GM whittles down the…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Automakers See May Sales Slump

Executives hold hope for revival of battered industry

The auto industry is experiencing the roughest financial period in its history, with the Big…

By Janell Hazelwood

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When Bankruptcy is Best

Know when to consider Chapter 11 protection

Chrysler and General Motors have done what was previously unthinkable – filed for bankruptcy. Even…

By Cliff Hocker

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FAQ: GM’s Restructuring

Answers to frequently asked questions about GM's bankruptcy, restructuring

Information for Consumers and Investors

Is GM going out of business?
GM has entered chapter 11 bankruptcy…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Auto Dealers Struggle to Hang on

Many face loss of dealerships as GM phases out brand

Black GM automotive dealers contend with the automaker shutting dealerships and discontinuing its Pontiac line.

By Alan Hughes

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Obama Reflects on His First 100 Days

President discusses accomplishments, challenges

When asked at last night’s news conference what “surprised” him most about his role as…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Update: ‘Just in Case’ Specials

More companies are joining the brigade to get you to open up your wallet

If you read my earlier post on Just in Case specials you know that companies…

By Renita Burns

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The Mind Behind GM’s Designs

A quick chat with Ed Welburn, GM's global design chief, at the N.Y. Auto Show

Ed Welburn, VP Global Design, General Motors
Greeted by the pleasant aroma of “new car…

By Renita Burns

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Auto Suppliers Get Government Help

But will black-owned companies benefit?

Automotive suppliers employ more than 500,000 U.S. workers and manufacture most of the parts of…

By Cliff Hocker

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Luxury Green Vehicles Raising the Bar

Theyre not the compact cars youre used to

With car and truck sales hitting the skids, dropping 37% in March, automakers, are ramping…

By Renita Burns

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Unemployment Rate Hits 8.5%

Companies shed 663,000 jobs in March

The nation’s unemployment rate soared to 8.5% in March, according to the Bureau of Labor…

By Renita Burns

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Auto Suppliers: A Sinking Industry Could Mean Drastic Depletion

Companies on the ropes in wake of GM and Chrysler news

Business became more complex in the U.S. auto supplier world after General Motors Corp. and…

By Josee Valcourt

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Auto Industry Leaders Weigh In On Obama’s GM Strategy

Many hope Wagoner's resignation is for better, not worse

After billions of federal bailout dollars put President Barack Obama in the automobile industry’s driver’s…

By Cliff Hocker

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Day 70

After determining that General Motors had not presented a viable plan restructuring plan, Obama forced…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Whither GM?

GM, Chrysler told to restructure -- or else

In an effort to right the flailing auto industry, President Barack Obama forced out General…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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