Mary Barra - General Motors

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While we are exploring all channels to boost NEV sales, building raw consumer acceptance of NEVs will depend on continued joint effort between the government and automakers.feedback
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Sep 15 2017 China
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Mary Barra is associated, including America, business, and job. Most recently, Mary Barra has been quoted saying: “I think it works best when, instead of mandating, customers are choosing the technology that meets their needs.” in the article G.M. Chief, in China, Challenges Planned Bans of Gasoline Cars.
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Jun 06 2017

We determined the Greenlight proposal was not in the best interests of our shareholders. We have to keep earning our way.feedback

Jun 05 2017

We don't go in to compete. We don't go in to have an entry. With every new product we're doing, we are going in to win.feedback

Jun 05 2017 - General Motors

We are very, very serious and intent on putting something on the road. We definitely want to be first. Does it frustrate me? Yes, but I want to do the right things over the long term to improve the business. I do believe General Motors is a tech company. We put these products on the road that integrate 30,000 parts and have hundreds of millions of lines of code in them already. And we have to make them durable and work in all environments.feedback

Jun 05 2017

We have everything we need.feedback

Jun 05 2017

If anyone can, why shouldn't we be the ones to do it?feedback

Jun 02 2017 - Disney

Environmental stewardship and sustainability are part of our business model and core to our operations.feedback

Apr 28 2017

We continue to make very strong progress with Cruise Automation.feedback

Apr 28 2017

Downtown San Francisco is one of the most complex environments.feedback

Mar 06 2017

We are disrupting ourselves, so we're not trying to preserve a model of yesterday.feedback

Mar 06 2017 - Opel

We are very pleased that together, GM, our valued colleagues at Opel/Vauxhall and PSA have created a new opportunity to enhance the long-term performance of our respective companies by building on the success of our prior alliance.feedback

Mar 06 2017

I think if you look at business now there's many different businesses, even outside of this industry, where in some places you collaborate and some places you compete.feedback

Mar 06 2017

This (deal) is really focused on the synergies that we found in Europe across the board and really the two companies fit together quite nicely. We understand that there'll be a point in time where that may indeed occur but we're also seeing areas to collaborate.feedback

Mar 06 2017 - Opel

We are very pleased that together, GM, our valued colleagues at Opel/Vauxhall and PSA have created a new opportunity to enhance the long-term performance of our respective companies by building on the success of our prior alliance. We believe this new chapter puts Opel and Vauxhall in an even stronger position for the long term and we look forward to our participation in the future success and strong value-creation potential of PSA through our economic interest and continued collaboration on current and exciting new projects.feedback

Mar 06 2017 - General Motors

This was a difficult decision for General Motors but we are united in belief that it is the right one.feedback

Mar 02 2017 - Opel

We've done a lot to improve the business but we're exploring opportunities to see if we can accelerate that even more because scale does matter in this business.feedback

Feb 15 2017 - Opel

While there can be no assurance of any agreement, any possible transaction would enable PSA Groupe and Opel Vauxhall to leverage their complementary strengths, enhancing their competitive positions for the future in a rapidly changing European market.feedback

Feb 07 2017

If there are shifts, they have to happen over time.feedback

Jan 18 2017

We will continue our commitment to driving a more efficient business.feedback

Jan 18 2017

As the U.S. manufacturing base increases its competitiveness, we are able to further increase our investment, resulting in more jobs for America and better results for our owners. The U.S. is our home market and we are committed to growth that is good for our employees, dealers, and suppliers and supports our continued effort to drive shareholder value.feedback

Jan 10 2017

Our overall financial outlook for 2017 is based on expected strong performance in North America and China, strong growth of GM financial, continued cost efficiencies, improvement in South America and an ongoing strong vehicle launch cadence.feedback

Jan 10 2017

We think there's many things we can do … working with the administration that are going to make America great again that will strengthen business, that will strengthen growth, which will strengthen jobs.feedback

Jan 10 2017

We look forward to having the conversation with the administration with the president-elect to make sure that they also understand the number of jobs we already produce.feedback

Jan 08 2017

I very much look forward to being part of the solution that allows the country to be strengthened along with business, along with our manufacturing capability.feedback

Oct 21 2016 - Clean energy

This pursuit of renewable energy benefits our customers and communities through cleaner air while strengthening our business through lower and more stable energy costs.feedback

Oct 03 2016

We build plants in Detroit Hamtramck. We have our Renaissance Center, we have over five thousand people. And then in southeast Michigan, in Warren we have our engineering center. So we have people all across this area.feedback

Jun 17 2016

Barring anything external or macro, we see this kind of mid-17 [million] going for a few years.feedback

Jun 07 2016

We are very focused on market share, but we also work on profitable market share growth.feedback

Jun 07 2016

We are growing margins, [and] having record EBIT margins improving across the board. We are going to stay and continue to do what we say we are going to do and we believe over time that will be reflected in the share price.feedback

Jan 17 2016

We are going to fix our mistakes and we'll be a better, stronger company.feedback

Jan 15 2016

I see it as a real opportunity and a foundation that we can build on.feedback

Jan 13 2016

Our overall financial outlook for 2016 is based on a strong product launch cadence, growth in adjacent businesses, modest industry growth and aggressive efforts to drive efficiencies.feedback

Jan 13 2016

The China team has already demonstrated the capability to respond to more volatile markets [and] size the business right. So we are very positive about China but recognize it will be slower growth and it will be more volatile.feedback

Jun 18 2014

I want this terrible experience permanently etched in our collective memories.feedback

Jun 18 2014

This isn't just another business challenge. This is a tragic problem that never should have happened. And it must never happen again.feedback

Jun 18 2014

As I told our employees, I am not afraid of the truth.feedback

Apr 02 2014

As we clearly know today, it is not. If there's a safety issue, we're going to make the right change and accept that.feedback

Apr 02 2014

There is a difference between a part not meeting specifications and it being defective.feedback

Dec 11 2013 - General Motors

I've worked at General Motors for 33 years and I've always known it's a great company. The men and women of General Motors are so dedicated and I truly believe we have the best team on the field. So it's an honour for me to be able to lead this team.feedback

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