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Akerson: 'We all' misread problems in GM's recall crisis

detroitnews.com — Washington Former General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson says the automakers recent ignition switch recall crisis shows that problems with GMs corporate culture were far more serious than executives realized.
Jul 28, 2014

Ex-CEO talks to Detroit News//Akerson: 'We all' misread problems in GM's recall crisis detroitnews.com/article/201407…

Jul 28, 2014

RT @davidshepardson: Former GM CEO Akerson told me he was advised not to vouch for Barra's integrity before Valukas report, but did it detroitnews.com/article/201407…

Jul 28, 2014

RT @PoliticoKevin: Former GM CEO Akerson: "I think we all ... didn’t fully realize how deep some of the problems ran." detroitnews.com/article/201407…

Jul 28, 2014

RT @PoliticoKevin: Former GM CEO Akerson: "I think we all ... didn’t fully realize how deep some of the problems ran." detroitnews.com/article/201407…

Jul 28, 2014

RT @davidshepardson: Former GM CEO Akerson told me he was advised not to vouch for Barra's integrity before Valukas report, but did it detroitnews.com/article/201407…

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Judge: Mercedes-Benz violated organizing rights in Alabama

detroitnews.com — Washington An administrative judge said Mercedes-Benz USA violated the rights of workers at its Vance, Ala., plant who were seeking to convince other employees to form a union during off-time, but ruled in the companys favor in other points of contention and imposed no fines.

Court rules Shelly Sterling is free to sell Clippers

detroitnews.com — Los Angeles A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In the tentative ruling, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided with Sterlings estranged wife Shelly Sterling, who burst into tears when the ruling was announced.

Judge dismisses suit challenging Evans' residency, scolds Cavanagh

detroitnews.com — Detroit The chief judge of the 3rd Circuit Court had harsh words Monday for Wayne County executive candidate Phil Cavanagh and his attorney as he dismissed a lawsuit challenging the residency of Warren Evans, one of his opponents. Im very unhappy with what has happened here. Im thinking what are you doing?