The Future Direction of General Motors
- Big six? Big seven? Zoia, David E. // Ward's Auto World;Apr98, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p49
Presents information on the release of a report which focuses on the economic impact made by foreign automakers with manufacturing plants in the United States, by the University of Michigan's Office for the Study of Automotive Transportation (OSAT). Insight the a study carried out; Results of...
- Study sees powertrain revolution. Miller, Joe // Automotive News;6/22/1998, Vol. 72 Issue 5772, p32D
Provides information on a report by the Office for the Study of Automotive Transportation at the University of Michigan on the changes in vehicle powertrains between 1998 to 2008. Estimated number of North American cars which will use alternative fuels by the year 2007; Details on other...
- Light trucks to be heavy hitters. Miller, Joe // Automotive News;6/22/1998, Vol. 72 Issue 5772, p32D
Provides information on a report published by the Office for the Study of Automotive Transportation at the University of Michigan on the light-truck market in the United States. Name of the report; Increase of light-truck sales between 1996 and 2007; Details on other indications made by this...
- Smith denies reports of shakeup. Henry, Jim // Automotive News;5/23/1994, Vol. 68 Issue 5552, p33
Reports on General Motors (GM) President Jack Smith's denial of speculations that an executive shakeup is forthcoming at the automaker. Reports from automotive and business publications that Vice President Rick Wagoner may be named president of GM's North American operations.
- Smith hands NAO helm to Wagoner. Frame, Phil // Automotive News;7/4/1994, Vol. 68 Issue 5559, p36
Focuses on the turnover by Jack Smith, General Motors Corp.'s (GM) president and chief executive officer, to Rick Wagoner the management of GM's North America Operations (NAO). Globalization of GM as Smith's next focus; Consequent management changes with Wagoner's appointment; Smith's...
- Global perspective. Frame, Phil // Automotive News;8/8/1994, Vol. 68 Issue 5564, p1
Focuses on the globalization of General Motors Corp.'s (GM) future product plan. GM President Jack Smith's remarks on basis of company's globalization; Leveraging of worldwide resources; Buick coupe; Cadillac sedan; Chevrolet/Geo cars; Chevrolet/GMC trucks; Oldsmobile automobiles; Pontiac cars;...
- Can GM's vast army march in step? Child, Charles // Automotive News;3/31/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5706, p1
Describes the goal of General Motors Chairman, Jack Smith to improve the company's decentralized organization. Integration of systems to avoid duplications; Effort to regain market share; Example of improvements made in paint shops.
- Smith battles Sloan's legacy. Child, Charles // Automotive News;3/31/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5706, p25
Reports on the restructuring plan of General Motors Corp. Chairman, Jack Smith to streamline company operations. Overhaul of organizational structure set up by Alfred Sloan.
- GM's fourteenth floor ain't what it used to be. Lowell, Jon // Ward's Auto World;Dec93, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p34
Focuses on the recent management changes instituted at General Motors. John F. Smith Jr.; Streamlining the corporate structure; Cost-reduction measures.