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2014-02-17 16:20:05

DETROIT, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation is donating $1 million among three Detroit charities in honor of GM's former Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson and his wife Karin. The donations to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Habitat for Humanity Detroit and the Coalition On Temporary Shelter, or COTS, further the GM Foundation's and the Akersons' commitment to making a difference in GM's headquarters city. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/DE66230)...

2012-12-11 05:03:51

Mr. Dan Akerson, CEO, General Motors spoke with MilitaryOneClick's Jennifer Pilcher about GM's unwavering commitment to the military at the unveiling of the new hand-crank cycle for the wounded veterans of the Achilles Freedom Team at the 113th Army Navy Game in Philadelphia on Saturday, December 8, 2012. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 Prior to the start of the 113th Army Navy game on Saturday, December 8th in Philadelphia, the General Motors Team, members of the Achilles...

2011-05-10 12:30:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors Co. announced Tuesday it will invest about $2 billion in U.S. assembly and component plants, creating or preserving more than 4,000 jobs at 17 facilities in eight states. "We are doing this because we are confident about demand for our vehicles and the economy," GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson said during an event at the 54-year-old Toledo Transmission Plant. "This new investment is on top of $3.4 billion and more than 9,000 jobs...

2011-04-11 11:42:00

DETROIT, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson and Opel and Vauxhall CEO Karl Stracke will serve in prominent roles at the 2011 SAE World Congress as General Motors hosts the world's largest gathering of transportation engineers. With the theme of "Charging Forward Together," the annual Congress returns to Cobo Center Tuesday through Thursday. Akerson will deliver the keynote address at Thursday's closing banquet, while Stracke, its chair, opens this year's...


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