The Truth About Cars » Renaissance_Man http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:00:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 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 » Renaissance_Man http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Case Against Akerson, Part 3 of 3: Loss Of Confidence http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/the-case-against-akerson-part-3-of-3-loss-of-confidence/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/the-case-against-akerson-part-3-of-3-loss-of-confidence/#comments Fri, 08 Mar 2013 16:08:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480541   After part 1: Breach Of Trust,  and part 2: Lack of Strategy,  now the long-awaited final part. In his book Car Guys vs. Bean Counters, GM’s best-known executive, Bob Lutz, describes the task facing newly-appointed CEO Dan Akerson: “Akerson has inherited a company headed for success… Akerson does not have to “fix the business.” […]

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  After part 1: Breach Of Trust,  and part 2: Lack of Strategy,  now the long-awaited final part. In his book Car Guys vs. Bean Counters, GM’s best-known executive, Bob Lutz, describes the task facing newly-appointed CEO Dan Akerson: “Akerson has inherited a company headed for success… Akerson does not have to “fix the business.” […]

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The Case Against Akerson, Part 2 of 3: Lack Of Strategy http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/the-case-against-akerson-part-2-of-3-lack-of-strategy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/the-case-against-akerson-part-2-of-3-lack-of-strategy/#comments Wed, 06 Mar 2013 15:43:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480336 In the first part of this series, we looked at Dan Akerson’s problematic relationship with the truth, focusing on the gap between his stated intentions and his actions. Akerson is hardly the only example of an auto executive to indulge in personal myth-building or ego-driven dissembling. Analysts, employees and shareholders can forgive all kinds of […]

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In the first part of this series, we looked at Dan Akerson’s problematic relationship with the truth, focusing on the gap between his stated intentions and his actions. Akerson is hardly the only example of an auto executive to indulge in personal myth-building or ego-driven dissembling. Analysts, employees and shareholders can forgive all kinds of […]

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The Case Against Akerson, Part 1 of 3: Breach Of Trust http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/the-case-against-akerson-part-1-of-3-breach-of-trust/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/the-case-against-akerson-part-1-of-3-breach-of-trust/#comments Fri, 01 Mar 2013 16:59:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479545 Author’s note: When the government rescued General Motors from certain disaster, it was a chance at a fresh start. A chance to not just slow GM’s half-century of market share loss, but truly return America’s largest automaker to its place of pride. With debts erased, unions tamed and coffers restocked by the government, all things […]

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Author’s note: When the government rescued General Motors from certain disaster, it was a chance at a fresh start. A chance to not just slow GM’s half-century of market share loss, but truly return America’s largest automaker to its place of pride. With debts erased, unions tamed and coffers restocked by the government, all things […]

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