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GM is the abbreviated, commonly used name to identify General Motors, the second largest maker of automobiles in the world. For generations the GM brand has been a symbol of both American ingenuity and affluence, employing some 250,000 people as recently as 2008. GM brands include such cars as Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, and GMC.

On June 1, 2009 GM filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy following months of speculation and rumor, and after receiving bailout money from the U.S. government as a part of its economic stimulus plan. The current plan is for the company to re-emerge "leaner and meaner" in a few months, also with the assistance of government funds.

GM, as well as other companies feeling the effects of the economic downturn, are hot topics throughout the blogosphere as a result. In the case of GM, you can find plenty of talk on both financial sites and at GM blogs like GM Fastlane.

GM talks about how the new post-bankruptcy company will look at GM Reinvention.You can also find information about GM's electric car, the Chevrolet Volt at GMVolt.com.

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Glen Boyd is the author of Neil Young FAQ, released in May 2012 by Backbeat Books/Hal Leonard Publishing. He is a former BC Music Editor and current contributor, whose work has also appeared in SPIN, Ultimate Classic Rock, The Rocket, The Source and other publications. You can read more of Glen's work at the official Neil Young FAQ site. Follow Glen on Twitter and on Facebook.

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