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General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Capitol Hill, April 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective Switch

Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.

04/07/2014

The all-new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 is built with the DNA of a true Chevy truck and is expected to deliver class-leading power, payload and trailering ratings. Colorado goes on sale in fall 2014. (photo/press handout)

Wentzville GM Plant to Assemble New Chevy Colorado

The local auto workers union says General Motors’ decision to assemble the truck in Wentzville is great news for the plant’s employees.

11/20/2013

Workers patch the tower legs of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge on July 23, 2013. Photo via MoDOT/IDOT

Area Construction Group: ‘We Are Coming Back’

PRIDE St. Louis Executive Director Jim LaMantia says the only reason to celebrate a jobless figure of around 20 percent is that it was up to 35 percent during the Great Recession.

07/29/2013

(KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

GM Announces Another Expansion in Wentzville

General Motors is again expanding its suburban St. Louis plant in Wentzville, the second expansion in less than two years at the facility.

06/26/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Nixon’s Veto Threat Makes ‘Right-To-Work’ Unlikely

The chance of what supporters often call “right to work” getting to the floor in either chamber appears slim.

05/02/2013

2012 LA Auto Show Features Automotive Innovation

Gov. Jay Nixon Heads to Detroit for Auto Show

This trip marks the fourth time Nixon has visited Detroit to meet with auto industry executives since he took office in January 2009.

01/16/2013

2011 St. Louis Auto Show

Greg Damon’s Auto Show

Greg Damon was joined by Kevin Kelly, manager of electrification technology communications for GM to talk about the Chevy Volt and those buyers who just don’t want to embrace electricity. Sgt. Jennifer Williams, computer & […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–12/08/2012

Nixon,spence

Nixon, Spence Both Campaigning On Economy

In TV ads, Nixon cites Missouri’s low unemployment rate. In his ads, Spence makes reference to boarded up businesses.

10/30/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.

Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.

10/29/2012

A shuttered Saturn dealership (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For America

Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.

10/29/2012

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