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GM: Detroit meeting with Auto Task Force ‘constructive’

Today’s visit to Detroit by the Obama administration’s auto task force was constructive, General Motors said late Monday.

“We were pleased to host the Task Force so they could experience firsthand the new products and technologies that are an integral part of GM’s near- and long-term competitiveness,” the company said in a statement. “We believe today’s visit provided a constructive glimpse of GM people, their passion for their work, and the technology solutions that are behind the pages of our viability plan.”

Investor Steven Rattner and union official Ron Bloom, who are leading the task force, huddled in meetings with GM and Chrysler officials as the federal government reviews the companies’ submitted restructuring plans and requests for additional loans in assistance.

“We look forward to continuing to support the efforts of the Task Force as they move quickly to address their critical tasks,” GM added.

Tags Automotive industry in the United States Business Chrysler Company Reorganization Economics Economy of the United States Effects of the 2008–2010 automotive industry crisis on the United States General Motors Late-2000s financial crisis Person Career Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry Ron Bloom Steven Rattner Transport

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