The recall affects Chevrolet Cobalts and Pontiac G5s from the 2005 through 2007 model years.
Even though General Motors’ fourth-quarter profit fell short of Wall Street expectations, workers will get up to $7,500 in profit-sharing checks.
General Motors’ new CEO Mary Barra spoke to reporters at a roundtable on Thursday.
The tech troubles affect brand new 2014 Sierras and Silverados and could cause exhaust components to overheat and start a fire.
Investment includes a $600 million paint shop at Flint Truck, and new transmission and engine project at Romulus Powertrain.
The complex now recycles, reuses or converts all its daily waste to energy, with efforts at the Renaissance Center keeping 5 million pounds of trash annually from landfills
It’s the first time a woman has ever been named CEO of a car company.
The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on its bailout of General Motors, but still says the alternative would have been much worse.
“You absolutely can’t smell it,” says company spokeswoman Stephanie Jentgen.
The treasury department still has 31 million shares it needs to sell, and it expects them to be sold by Dec. 31.