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GM ousts 15 employees over ignition-switch scandal

...whether she should have figured out the switches were a deadly problem. Before the took the top job, she was product development chief for three years, and safety reported to her through GM's chain of command."I wish I had known, because the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-05/gm-ousts-15-employees-over
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...investors, Bar clays analyst Brian Johnson wrote that he met with GM management Wednesday, and was told by product development chief Mark Reuss that GM continues to review safety data for potential recalls and that recalls could persist into mid-summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-22/business-news
Barra apologizes for GM's handling of recall, names longtime engineer as safety chief

...no one at GM has been fired or disciplined because of the recall delays, but Mark Reuss, the company's product development chief who also spoke with reporters, said appointing a safety chief is only the beginning."This is the first change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-18/barra-apologizes-gms-handl
Apple makes iPhones more compatible with vehicles

...its vehicles.The different choices are designed to ensure "you don't have to make a $30,000 decision about what car you're going to buy based on your $200 smartphone," said Raj Nair, Ford's global product development chief.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-03/carplay-concept-advances-r
General Motors makes history with CEO pick

...is also moving to build vehicles with more common parts to trim costs where customers won't notice.As product development chief, Akerson challenged Barra to bring vehicles to market faster. She responded with swift introductions of the Cadillac...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-10/general-motors-makes-histo
Toyota recovers from quake, retakes auto sales crown from GM

...focused on rolling out new products and driving profitable growth, said Mary Barra, the company's global product development chief.She expects the company to gain sales and market share in the U.S. this year because many new vehicles were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-15/toyota-recovers-quake-reta
Source: GM to end ties to Buick Open

...sponsorships for the past year to conserve marketing dollars. Earlier this month the company placed longtime product development chief Bob Lutz in charge of marketing, and he has said the company will focus its advertising more on products. GM...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/29/gol_542416.shtml
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SC House rejects Amazon tax break

...Haley's own commerce secretary asked legislators to back the proposal, and suggested Haley work with her economic development chief."Because of her lack of leadership at the top, there's chaos at the bottom. If she had said she wanted this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-04-27/sc-house-rejects-amazon-tax-
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Chrysler aims to pump life into struggling lineup

...broke even in September because of savings from job cuts and factory closings. Joe Veltri, Chrysler's product development chief, said he has a lot more funding to revamp products and create new ones. Chrysler can go to a cupboard of Fiat technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/06/liv_554635.shtml
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Chicago Auto Show briefs

...and side-curtain air bags that protect the head, according to John Krafcik, Hyundai's North American product development chief. It's also the first vehicle from Hyundai with third-row seating that folds into the floor. The Entourage has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/10/liv_54719.shtml
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