May 22, 2013
- General Motors will close its New York Treasurers office and move the operation to Detroit by the middle of next year in what amounts to a wholesale shakeup of GM's corporate culture, which has long been dominated by finance operating from offices high above Manhattan's traffic clogged streets. Will this bring big changes? TheDetroitBureau.com has more.
- DETROIT – The 2013 Cadillac XTS offers the first look at the next generation of interior design for the brand. Yet, designers of the large luxury sedan looked to the fast-paced and often-changing fashion and home furnishings industries for inspiration when conceptualizing the car’s interior finishes.
- Runtime: 8:52 In a historic move, General Motors is going to move its Treasurer’s office from New York to Detroit. With new car sales running strong in the American market, Ford chops its summer vacation in half. Mitsubishi announces its next-generation global compact sedan, called the Attrage. All that and more, plus host John McElroy [...]
- A piece in Bloomberg that could hardly be seen as anything but relentless Detroit homerism puts forward the thesis that cutting-edge design is helping Detroit capture increasing market share in a white hot new car market. Per Bloomberg From the fires of Detroit’s descent into near-death, GM, Ford and Chrysler Group LLC have forged some of the [...]
May 21, 2013
- The first-ever program begins in June.
- General Motors plans to move about 70 finance staffers from its New York treasury office to Detroit over the next year. This office has been where generations of the automakers' braintrust were groomed. Former CEO's Rick Wagoner, Fritz Henderson and Jack Smith all spent time in the office.
- General Motors Co. said Tuesday it will move its Treasury office team in New York City to its Detroit headquarters in the Renaissance Center in mid-2014, affecting about 70 employees.
- DETROIT – The General Motors Foundation is pledging $50,000, and Chevrolet is donating a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup to Forgotten Harvest to assist with the organization’s “Help 4 Oklahoma” campaign to get supplies to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma and help those impacted by this week’s devastating tornadoes.
- General Motors has hired 110 high school students to work on service projects in Detroit-area neighborhoods this summer.David Muller DETROIT, MI - General Motors North America President Mark Reuss told reporters Monday that the automaker would be largely unaffected if Detroit...
- General Motors is teaming up with Stanford University's Center for Automotive Research in Palo Alto – the Detroit maker’s latest step in building up its high-tech research and development capabilities in Silicon Valley. TheDetroitBureau.com has the story.
- Detroit area teens looking for a summer job can now get a paid internship with GM, and will recieve education, training and service projects to carry out over the summer. Sure beats my prior summer jobs as a carnival barker (I’m not kidding). According to the Wall Street Journal The students will develop and implement service [...]
May 20, 2013
- General Motors has hired 110 high school students, mostly from Detroit, as summer interns to help clean up the city, perform service projects and learn life skills.
- General Motors Co. said Monday it is launching GM Student Corps, a new program that is providing paid summer internships to 110 Detroit-area high school students who will work on community service projects. They also will learn from mentors and hone career skills.
- There was a time when the relationship between Detroit and Japanese automakers could be summed up by photos of Big Three workers smashing a Honda or a Toyota with a sledgehammer. That’s not really the case these days. The latest example of Japanese-American cooperation comes via Nissan and Che...
- General Motors Monday unveiled its new Student Corps program designed to give 110 Detroit-area high school students paid summer internships which includes service, education and mentoring.