Mary Barra

8 Insights on Leadership from GM CEO Mary Barra and the Wharton People Analytics Conference - The Wharton School

EMBA student Robert Chen, WG’19, an executive coach at Exec|Comm in New York City, highlights takeaways about leadership from Mary Barra, CEO of …

Leadership

70 Influential Women: No Surprise In Michigan, It’s GM’s Mary Barra

<b>DETROIT – (Patch)</b> – Peggy Whitson, an Iowa native, spent more time in space than any other U.S. astronaut. On Earth, Idaho native Lisa Davis oversees …

Oprah Winfrey

The three interview questions GM CEO Mary Barra asks to test for integrity

As a former head of human resources at General Motors and now the automaker’s CEO, Mary Barra has interviewed countless executives for senior leadership positions. And like a lot of corporate chieftains with go-to interview questions, she has developed a way to tell if candidates have what she’s …

Employment

When Are Auto Recalls a Big Deal for Investors?

<b>Ford Motor Company</b> (NYSE: F) said on Friday that it will recall about 347,000 2018 model-year pickups and SUVs to fix a transmission problem that …

Diesel Emissions

GM's dress code is only two words

When asked what men can do to improve women’s lives at work, Mary Barra gets straight to the point: “Stop making assumptions,” she tells Quartz.<p>As chief executive at General Motors, Barra practices what she preaches. Her management philosophy is epitomized by GM’s workplace dress code—which is …

General Motors

PSA CEO Tavares to get $1.2M bonus from Opel deal

Shareholders will vote on a 6.7-million-euro pay package for Tavares.<p><b>Peter Sigal</b><b><br>Automotive News Europe</b><p>PARIS -- PSA CEO Carlos Tavares could earn an …

General Motors

GM Scraps a Standard in Sales Reporting

Company says monthly auto sales reports do not give a complete picture; analysts say their demise could obscure broader trends<p>General Motors Co. is abandoning its decades-old practice of reporting monthly auto sales, saying a 30-day period doesn’t provide an adequate snapshot of the company’s …

General Motors

Uber, Tesla crashes prompt automakers to warn about rivals cutting corners

NEW YORK -- As the global auto industry vies to deploy driverless cars, some contenders may be cutting corners in a bid to get ahead, carmakers …

Autonomous Cars

Other voices: All those fancy electric cars? You helped pay for them.

Next time you see a fancy new electric car, ask the owner for a ride. After all, you helped pay for it.The federal government provides a $7,500 tax …

Electric Vehicles

Uber, Tesla Crashes Prompt Rivals to Warn About Cut Corners

As the global auto industry vies to deploy driverless cars, some contenders may be cutting corners in a bid to get ahead, carmakers warned in the …

Autonomous Cars

Women Are Accelerating the Switch to Electric Cars

Not long ago, my partner -- a man -- and I wanted to test drive a plug-in Honda Clarity at a local dealership in San Diego. After informing us they …

General Motors

Genesis Shows `Turning Point' Battery Car: N.Y. Auto Show Update

The news out of the New York International Auto Show usually mirrors what tri-staters tend to buy: luxury models and import brands. This year will be …

Auto Shows

25 Expensive Cars Only The World’s Most Powerful Drive

Power almost always goes hand-in-hand with wealth, regardless of the setting. Whether it’s business, politics, or religion, even within the …

Aliko Dangote

Want To Sink Detroit Automakers? Make A Trade Deal That Weakens U.S. Tariff Protecting Pickups

Although the world isn’t privy to discussions behind closed doors, someone likely has explained to President Donald Trump that the U.S. auto industry currently enjoys a crucial protective tariff, namely the 25% levy on imported pickup trucks.<p>The truck tariff looms as a powerful bargaining chip for …

Ford Motor Company

Trump Administration Seeks Freer Hand for U.S. Companies in China

U.S. auto makers, hesitant to criticize Beijing’s electric-vehicle requirements, among firms looking to Trump administration to help open market<p>SHANGHAI—China’s rules requiring foreign companies to form joint ventures with domestic partners are among the chief targets of the Trump administration’s …

China

Another voice: All those fancy electric cars? You helped pay for them.

Next time you see a fancy new electric car, ask the owner for a ride. After all, you helped pay for it. The federal government provides a $7,500 tax …

Electric Vehicles

GM's new electric could upstage Tesla — and its own Volt

DETROIT —<p>With the introduction of an affordable electric car that can go 200 miles on a single charge, General Motors sets up a showdown with Tesla …

Electric Vehicles

Women Are Gaining Seats Without Power on Corporate America's Boards

The biggest U.S. companies, which have been promoting women directors amid evidence that gender diversity can lead to better financial results, give …

Investing

At Wharton, GM CEO Mary Barra discusses self-driving cars and the MeToo era

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is a GM lifer who started at the company as a co-op student at 18 and decades later rose to be boss.<p>Immediately upon …

Mentoring

EPA decision to pave way for changes in fuel efficiency rules: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Administration plans to declare by April 1 that the Obama administration's vehicle efficiency rules through 2025 are "not appropriate," two officials briefed on the matter said Friday.<p>The "not appropriate" declaration will allow the Trump …

Law

The Fatal Failure of Uber Technologies' Self-Driving Car

Uber is facing big questions after its self-driving test car struck and killed a pedestrian.<p>Does Uber's self-driving system work well enough to be on …

Autonomous Cars

GM claims to be all-in on electric vehicles but CEO Barra asks Trump administration to cut back on EVs

Several legacy automakers, like GM, are claiming to be all-in on electric vehicles, but they are still lobbying to relax fuel consumption standards that would accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles.<p>GM CEO Mary Barra is now reportedly meeting with Trump administration about relaxing the …

Scott Pruitt

Questions mount for Facebook — and Mark Zuckerberg isn't answering them

A data mining firm's alleged misuse of Facebook user data is ballooning into one of the highest-profile crises that the social media giant has ever faced. Yet Facebook's highest-profile executives have so far been noticeably absent from the conversation.<p>Since Cambridge Analytica was accused this …

Internet

Good news for EVs? Chevrolet Bolt is selling well enough to warrant a production boost

General Motors will increase production of the Chevrolet Bolt later this year to meet rising global demand for the battery-electric vehicle, CEO Mary …

Electric Vehicles

Marketing Buick, Without the 'Buick' Name Badge

<b>Yes, that's a Buick — just without the 'Buick' name badge</b><p>Starting with the 2019 model year, Buick vehicles in North America will no longer bear the …

Scott Pruitt

Automakers, electric utilities want electric-car tax credit extended

With Tesla likely to hit 200,000 electric cars sold in the U.S. later this year, it will begin a phasedown process during which the income-tax …

Electric Vehicles

Mission made possible: How Porsche plans to universalize the EV

GM's Mary Barra once famously said the auto industry will change more in the next few years than in the past 50. The head of Porsche now has his foot just as hard on the throttle<p>There's a whole new Porsche hidden somewhere in the depths of this construction site, and the German auto maker is …

Electric Vehicles

PSA stabilizes Opel, but much work remains

Tavares acquired Opel's chronically money-losing operations and quickly found ways to cut costs. Opel isn't profitable yet, but it made progress in …

European Union

GM pours $100 million into facilities for building self-driving cars

(<i>Reuters</i>) — General Motors said on Thursday it will invest more than $100 million in two facilities as it prepares to build production versions of its Cruise self-driving car next year at its Orion Township assembly plant in Michigan.<p>The largest U.S. automaker also said roof modules for GM’s …

Business

Why Does Tesla Have Such a Hard Time Making Cars?

Following Tesla (TSLA) is like watching a five-days-a-week serial that is not unlike a soap opera. There is always something interesting emanating …

Tesla