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General Motors just can't seem to get its house in order.

Although the hiring of Mary Barra was made to be the second coming of Christ, it seems that one of the nation's largest automakers is on shaky ground again.

Like Ford, it has axed a slew of its sedan offerings in an effort to better meet consumer expectations.

But in an all-new reshuffling of its leadership, GM's Mark Reuss will now take the helm as president. Reuss formerly was in charge of product development and has a reputation as being a "car guy." But, something tells me that maybe that's not a strategy GM should employ right now. We know the conglomerate can produce great cars, when it wants to, it just has to turn that approach always.

According to a company-issued statement, GM has noted that the manufacturer will be doubling its resources dedicated to electric and autonomous vehicle development.

So, we've got to ask: Does THIS sound like a brilliant strategy to YOU or is it time for General Motors to start thinking outside of the box — and outside of the auto industry — to bring forward the leadership GM needs?



General Motors Co. said on Thursday that Mark Reuss would succeed Dan Ammann as president, effective immediately, as part of the automaker’s ongoing shift to electric and self-driving vehicles in North America and China.

Reuss remains focused on rebuilding the Cadillac brand and streamlining GM’s product development operations, while doubling the resources, mainly engineering hours, allocated to electric and self-driving vehicle programs in the next two years, the company reiterated...


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