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New GM chief wants to speed up firm’s comeback

By Bill Vlasic  /  NY Times News Service, DETROIT

Cole, whose father was president of GM in the 1960s, said employees at the company seemed keenly optimistic to have someone at the helm whom many of them have known personally for years.

“It’s going to be an altogether different situation than with Akerson, who was more of a brusque, top-down kind of manager,” he said. “Mary just has a far deeper understanding of the company and its strengths and weaknesses.”

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