The Truth About Cars » October surprise http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:05:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars » October surprise http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com GM’s Hunt For The Blue October http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/gms-hunt-for-the-blue-october/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/gms-hunt-for-the-blue-october/#comments Fri, 28 Sep 2012 12:10:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462087 “Perhaps no story will get more play than the third-quarter earnings report General Motors has now scheduled for October 31, less than a week before the election. Could this prove to be the sort of October Surprise that has sank or resurrected so many presidential bids in the past?” “GM executives are pushing Opel for […]

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  • “Perhaps no story will get more play than the third-quarter earnings report General Motors has now scheduled for October 31, less than a week before the election. Could this prove to be the sort of October Surprise that has sank or resurrected so many presidential bids in the past?”
  • “GM executives are pushing Opel for a definitive agreement to close Opel’s Bochum plant. According to the Wall Street Journal, GM “would like to be able to announce the plan before or along with its third-quarter earnings, which are expected to be disclosed Oct. 31.”
  • “GM said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission it aimed to sign agreements with Peugeot on product- development, vehicle-supply and powertrain-supply plans by the end of October.
  • “Kevin Wale, 57, who has led the Asian operations since 2005, will step down October 31, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. He’ll be replaced by Bob Socia, 58, who is now head of global purchasing for GM. Socia will start work in China on October 1.”
  • “New Delhi: General Motors India Pvt. Ltd will raise the prices of all its models from 1 October.
  • “This October’s events include employee- and dealership-sponsored fund-raising walks; a Chevrolet Certified Service matching rebate contribution program; appearances by a specially themed pink Camaro SS pace car and USAC National Midget Car; and test-drive contributions at selected Southern Women’s Shows. Additional Chevrolet activities will be announced in October.”

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