though Clarke already had contacts at the agency. Williams, who lived in Chicago, was an early supporter of President BarackObama 's first presidential run. "He's just a good sounding board," Clarke said. Clarke said he and Williams met several
Monday morning. GM shares have gained 7.9 percent this year. Frustrations abound The former member of President BarackObama 's Auto Task Force pressured GM, citing shareholder frustration. The automaker's stock has bounced around since
back in a few weeks." Yates, the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, was nominated by President BarackObama in December to replace James Cole, who announced his resignation in October. She has been serving as acting deputy
Honda had said. The White House called the deal "a huge relief" for the economy, businesses and workers. President BarackObama urged "the parties to work together to clear out the backlogs and congestion in the West Coast ports as they finalize
pressure to boost shareholder value and return more of its cash hoard to investors. Harry Wilson, a member of President BarackObama 's auto team that restructured GM and Chrysler, said last week he will nominate himself for a seat on GM's board
skipping them without repercussions, said Ruth Goldway, a member of the Postal Regulatory Commission. (President BarackObama has signaled through the federal budget that the payments may be deferred.) Goldway said the agency should now be
vehicles have been sold in the United States since 2011, according to figures from the EDTA, far short of President BarackObama 's goal announced that year to put 1 million EVs on the road by 2015. Meanwhile, auto manufacturers and policymakers
DETROIT (Bloomberg) -- Harry Wilson, a member of President BarackObama's auto team that restructured GM and Chrysler, intends to nominate himself for a seat on the board of General Motors and propose an $8 billion stock buyback, setting off a new debate over how to manage and allocate the ...
Lockheed in 2013. She also served on the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, appointed by President BarackObama in 2010. She joined GM's board Thursday as its 13th director. American companies have been adding more female directors
WASHINGTON -- In his State of the Union address last month, President Obama asked Congress to grant his administration wide power to negotiate free-trade deals without too much meddling from lawmakers. For the auto industry's stakeholders, it was like a boxing bell signaling the next round in a ...
WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) -- The benefits of cheap oil may come at a steep price for President BarackObama 's climate-change initiatives. Some of Obama's achievements on this front -- cars on the road that burn less gasoline
WASHINGTON -- In his penultimate State of the Union address, President BarackObama vowed to seek congressional authority to negotiate big ticket trade deals with European and Asian nations that could have significant implications for the auto industry, but have been stalled. Obama said he wants ...
Bloomberg) -- As Republicans enjoy their second day in control of both chambers of the U.S. Congress, President BarackObama is in Michigan previewing the State of the Union address he'll deliver to lawmakers later this month. Obama is appearing
what transaction prices are running at and make sure we are competitive in the market." You won't hear President BarackObama or any member of Congress proposing a temporary gas price tax hike. But we need one to prevent Americans from falling
when the tail fin was still a recent innovation in automotive design. Under the rapprochement, U.S. President BarackObama plans to remove economic sanctions imposed against the communist-run island. In a land of chronic shortages made
pitifully small sum to plumb the mysteries of defective ignition switches or exploding inflators. Mark Rosekind, President BarackObama 's nominee to run NHTSA, undoubtedly will press Congress for a bigger staff and budget. Given Washington's toxic
led effort to improve science, technology, engineering and math education formed in 2010 and supported by President BarackObama . Recruiting plans Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies recognized the issue coming out of the recent recession and
and pilot-alertness expert, to become the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. President BarackObama nominated Rosekind just last week and the hearing scheduled for Dec. 3 suggests his nomination may be on the fast track
services and infotainment into cars should get intense scrutiny. More immediately, Mark Rosekind , nominated by President BarackObama this week , would step into an agency under fire for how it handles auto-safety recalls. Since 2010, Rosekind has