GM Korea Won't File For Bankruptcy, But It's Not Out of the Woods Yet
April 23rd, 2018 11:43 AM Share
If you spent the weekend in a state of breathless suspense, allow us to let some air out of that balloon. General Motors’ embattled Korean division, source of America’s smallest GM cars, has pulled back from the brink of bankruptcy after reaching an 11th hour deal with its union.
The tentative bargain opens the door to government assistance for the money-losing automaker, and should keep wee little vehicles rolling out of the country’s assembly plants.
As America-bound crossover, as well as other potential new models. At the end of the day, it’ll take billions in development and retooling to bring the company fully back from the brink.
[Source: Reuters] [Image: General Motors]
Published April 23rd, 2018 11:36 AM
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- Cprescott As a once very LOYAL FORD buyer, I had to replace my 22 year old Ford (bought new in 1997) once it finally started to have problems at 180k miles. I would have gladly purchased something like this from Ford but they abandoned me as a car buyer. Oddly, Hyundai still builds cars in a variety of flavors so I became a customer of theirs and am very happy. Likely will consider another once this one gets up in mileage.
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What would you expect. The bankrupt company (Daewoo) owned by another bankrupt company (GM) goes bankrupt. I used the word "bankrupt" three times in one 12-word sentence. Can you beat beat that?