Articles by Brett LoGiurato
- GM Fires Back at Gingrich's Gun Rack Criticism, Calling it a Cheap Shot
February 22 2012 10:52 AM
In this election season, the auto industry is one big political football. General Motors Co., however, wants to get out of that mix. So when Newt Gingrich attacked GM's Chevrolet Volt as an Obama car in a stump speech last weekend because you can't put a gun rack in it, GM fired back on Tuesday.
- Gas Prices Rising in 2012: Can the Government Do Anything to Stop the Increase?
February 22 2012 8:44 AM
What can stop the progression toward $5 gas?
- Euro Zone Recession More Likely After Business Activity Slips
February 22 2012 8:37 AM
Euro zone private sector business activity shrunk in February, an unexpected turn that has renewed old fears and prompted new concerns of a recession in the region's economy while it lags through a debt crisis.
- MSG Network Ratings: Jeremy Lin Drives Highest Ratings Ever
February 21 2012 5:13 PM
What a difference 2.8 million customers -- and one point guard -- can make. Madison Square Garden Co. said Tuesday that despite the first two losses of the Jeremy Lin era, the last two New York Knicks telecasts on the MSG network are its highest-rated regular-season events ever. The boost in ratings coincides with MSG resolving its carriage dispute with Time Warner Cable last Friday, in time for the Knicks' Friday night game against the Hornets to be broadcast.
- Romney vs. Obama on Auto Bailout: Will Govt.'s $2.43B Loss on GM Stock Matter?
February 21 2012 4:14 PM
The four words that envelop the headline nag along behind Mitt Romney wherever he campaigns on stops in Michigan. Let Detroit Go Bankrupt. These were the four words that served as the theme and message of an opinion-editorial Romney penned more than three years ago for The New York Times. It came in the midst of bipartisan bailouts to the swooning auto industry, in a time of debate over how to save what was once Michigan's most prestigious industry in its most prestigious city.
- Presidents and Cadillacs: On President's Day, The Tradition of the State Car [PHOTOS]
February 20 2012 2:59 PM
Back to the administration of Woodrow Wilson and today with the administration of Barack Obama, the General Motors Co. Cadillac has always been a staple of iconic presidential images and moments -- along with Ford Motor Co.'s Lincoln brand.
- Jeremy Lin Resolves Time Warner, MSG Network Dispute
February 17 2012 3:39 PM
Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks will return shortly to the MSG Network, as the dispute between Madison Square Garden Co.'s MSG Network and Time Warner Cable has been resolved.
- MSG-Time Warner Dispute: Jeremy Lin Drives Ratings to 'Linsane' Highs, but no Signs of Deal
February 16 2012 5:49 PM
Jeremy Lin continues to drive ratings of Madison Square Garden Co.'s MSG Network to Linsane new heights, as the network reached another season-high watermark in Wednesday night's New York Knicks victory over the Sacramento Kings.
- Distracted Driving: The Dept. of Transportation's Attempt to Curb a 'Dangerous and Deadly Habit'
February 16 2012 4:00 PM
The United States Department of Transportation on Thursday released the first potential federal guidelines that entice automakers to reduce potential distractions for drivers in cars. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said the voluntary guidelines would be enforced in areas of in-car electronics, entertainment communications and navigation systems that are not necessary for a vehicle's operation.
- GM Posts Record Profit, Two Years After Bankruptcy and Near Collapse
February 16 2012 10:57 AM
General Motors Co. posted a record profit in 2011, adding to the dramatic turnaround for 103-year-old United States automaker just two years after filing for bankruptcy and nearly collapsing. The news sent stock of the company up more than 6 percent to $26.50 at midday.
- Did Cadillac's Battery Starter Kill the Electric Car 100 Years Ago?
February 15 2012 6:33 PM
Cadillac and General Motors Co. celebrated the centennial anniversary of the electric car starter, which debuted in the 1912 Cadillac Touring and allowed drivers to start their cars with the turn of a key or push of a button.
- GM Changes Pension Plans, Freezes Employee Salaries Ahead of Earnings Report
February 15 2012 3:07 PM
General Motors Co. said Wednesday that it will eliminate traditional pensions and freeze salaries for its salaries employees in the United States. But the automaker will attempt to soften the changes by offering salaried employees an extra week of vacation and a chance at larger bonuses.