The Truth About Cars » Shareholders http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +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 » Shareholders http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Qatar Wants Less Labor Influence at Volkswagen, Maybe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/qatar-wants-less-labor-influence-at-volkswagen-maybe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/qatar-wants-less-labor-influence-at-volkswagen-maybe/#comments Sun, 06 Dec 2015 17:14:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1236785 According to a report by Bild am Sonntag (via Reuters), Volkswagen’s third largest shareholder, the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), wants trade unions to have less influence in what happens at the automaker amid Volkswagen’s ongoing emissions scandal. QIA, which owns 17 percent of Volkswagen, is said to use a meeting scheduled today with automaker CEO Matthias Müller […]

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According to a report by Bild am Sonntag (via Reuters), Volkswagen’s third largest shareholder, the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), wants trade unions to have less influence in what happens at the automaker amid Volkswagen’s ongoing emissions scandal. QIA, which owns 17 percent of Volkswagen, is said to use a meeting scheduled today with automaker CEO Matthias Müller […]

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General Motors Shareholder Lawsuit Dismissed In Delaware http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/general-motors-shareholder-lawsuit-dismissed-in-delaware/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/general-motors-shareholder-lawsuit-dismissed-in-delaware/#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:00:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1102945 A group of General Motors shareholders found their lawsuit over the February 2014 recall dismissed in Delaware Monday due to lack of evidence. The lawsuit — one of four linked to shareholders; the others are in Michigan — alleged GM’s directors acted in bad faith over the handling of the February 2014 ignition switch recall […]

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A group of General Motors shareholders found their lawsuit over the February 2014 recall dismissed in Delaware Monday due to lack of evidence. The lawsuit — one of four linked to shareholders; the others are in Michigan — alleged GM’s directors acted in bad faith over the handling of the February 2014 ignition switch recall […]

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Hammer Time: Are Shareholders Worth It? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/hammer-time-are-shareholders-worth-it/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/hammer-time-are-shareholders-worth-it/#comments Wed, 28 May 2014 14:20:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=448804 Capitalism has no loyalties. Everybody is replaceable. Products. Employees. Employers. Services. Alliances. Joint Ventures. Financiers. Even the executives of multinational firms along with their board of directors are only as good as whatever quarterly numbers can be cooked up by their ‘independent’ auditing firm. Capitalism is the ultimate “Let’s go!”, “Do it!” and “Screw you!” […]

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Capitalism has no loyalties. Everybody is replaceable. Products. Employees. Employers. Services. Alliances. Joint Ventures. Financiers. Even the executives of multinational firms along with their board of directors are only as good as whatever quarterly numbers can be cooked up by their ‘independent’ auditing firm. Capitalism is the ultimate “Let’s go!”, “Do it!” and “Screw you!” […]

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GM Shareholders Unflappable As Recall Repairs Begin This Week http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/gm-shareholders-unflappable-as-recall-repairs-begin-this-week/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/gm-shareholders-unflappable-as-recall-repairs-begin-this-week/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:58:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=788714 In spite of General Motors losing $3 billion in shareholder value over four weeks since the recall crisis began, Bloomberg reports investors are holding onto their shares in the belief the automaker will recover from the debacle. Though questions about the delay persist, most shareholders are pleased with how CEO Mary Barra is guiding her […]

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In spite of General Motors losing $3 billion in shareholder value over four weeks since the recall crisis began, Bloomberg reports investors are holding onto their shares in the belief the automaker will recover from the debacle. Though questions about the delay persist, most shareholders are pleased with how CEO Mary Barra is guiding her […]

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DCX Shareholders Vs Daimler Management: Round 2 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/dcx-shareholders-vs-daimler-management-round-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/dcx-shareholders-vs-daimler-management-round-2/#comments Sat, 16 Oct 2010 14:54:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=369021 In 1999, a group of shareholders launched a court action against DaimlerChrysler management. They shareholders felt that their shares in Daimler AG (before the DaimlerChrysler “merger of equals”) were undervalued because management used an unfair exchange ratio (1.005 shares of DCX to every share of old Daimler AG). In 2006, a Stuttgart court ruled in […]

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In 1999, a group of shareholders launched a court action against DaimlerChrysler management. They shareholders felt that their shares in Daimler AG (before the DaimlerChrysler “merger of equals”) were undervalued because management used an unfair exchange ratio (1.005 shares of DCX to every share of old Daimler AG). In 2006, a Stuttgart court ruled in […]

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Ford Shareholders Meeting: Profit This Year, But No Dividend http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/ford-shareholders-meeting-profit-this-year-but-no-dividend/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/ford-shareholders-meeting-profit-this-year-but-no-dividend/#comments Thu, 13 May 2010 21:39:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=356479 After four straight profitable quarters, Alan Mulally’s forecast today of a “solidly profitable” 2010 shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. But, as Executive Chairman Bill Ford put it to Ford shareholders at the company’s annual meeting [via AP], It is the very early days in our recovery. We still have a lot of debt And […]

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After four straight profitable quarters, Alan Mulally’s forecast today of a “solidly profitable” 2010 shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. But, as Executive Chairman Bill Ford put it to Ford shareholders at the company’s annual meeting [via AP], It is the very early days in our recovery. We still have a lot of debt And […]

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Hyundai CEO Ordered To Pay His Company $60m For Money-Losing Deals http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/hyundai-ceo-ordered-to-pay-his-company-60m-for-money-losing-deals/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/hyundai-ceo-ordered-to-pay-his-company-60m-for-money-losing-deals/#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2010 18:19:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=344579 For years, TTAC has argued that General Motors suffers from a profound lack of accountability. Specific instances include the $2b “Fiatsco,” most of Roger Smith’s tenure, and cars like the Pontiac Aztek and Cadillac Cimmaron. Incidents like these helped GM along its decades-long plunge into bankruptcy, unchecked by the lax corporate governance of what came […]

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For years, TTAC has argued that General Motors suffers from a profound lack of accountability. Specific instances include the $2b “Fiatsco,” most of Roger Smith’s tenure, and cars like the Pontiac Aztek and Cadillac Cimmaron. Incidents like these helped GM along its decades-long plunge into bankruptcy, unchecked by the lax corporate governance of what came […]

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