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GM plans to launch a car-sharing program this year

General Motors is staying tight-lipped about a new Bloomberg report that suggests the company's Maven car-sharing program will soon allow GM car owners to rent out their vehicles to strangers for brief periods of time through the app. GM's existing
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GM dealers plan class action suit over ‘measly’ compensation

From: Hindustan Times By New Delhi Recommended by: Hindustan times A majority of 96 dealers, which operate around 140 showrooms across India, are unhappy with the company’s offer of just around 12 per cent of total investments
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How Automakers Can Think Like a Disruptor

From: Via: How Automakers Can Think Like a Disruptor - Knowledge@Wharton the third
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Keith Bradsher: Too many cars chasing too few buyers?

From: Buisness-standard By Keith Bradsher Recommended by: business-standard The new $1.3-billion Cadillac factory on the outskirts of Shanghai is a shrine to modern manufacturing, the kind of facility that automakers all over the
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Youll be able to call a self-driving car to pick you up as Lyft and GM challenge Uber

Lyft and Uber are in a race to boot drivers off the road.Lyft, the friendly ride-hailing competitor to Uber, announced Monday that it has entered into a strategic partnership with automotive giant General Motors to create a network of self-driving
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Book Extract: A connected culture

CONNECTION CULTURE: THE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE OF SHARED IDENTITY, EMPATHY AND UNDERSTANDING AT WORKAuthor: Michael Lee StallardPublisher: ATD PressISBN: 9781562869274Price: Rs $24.95When Alan Mulally was introduced as the next CEO of Ford Motor
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The Strategist Quiz (#426)

During World War II, which European city had US army camps named after cigarette brands ; Camp Philip Morris, Camp Pall Mall, Camp Lucky Strike, Camp Chesterfield?It was designed by three Italians and subsequently shown to the famous Italian
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Gold rises in futures trade on global cues

From: Recommended by: Vsquare Gold rises in futures trade on global cues-Gold prices rose 0.54 per cent to Rs 26,100 per 10 grammes in futures trade on Monday as speculators
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The Engineer’s Lament

From:   By: Malcolm Gladwell Via: My latest for the New Yorker, on auto safety. The Engineer's Lament.
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The difference between mass and banality

Something doesn't have to be trite and dreadful to be popular, but often, popular things get this way. In the 1980s, most of the cars made by General Motors were mediocre, unmemorable and poorly designed. They were also quite