GM would rather be strong No. 2 than weaker No. 1


DETROIT, Jan 23 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp vice chairman and product chief Bob Lutz said on Wednesday he would rather see a strong GM even if it were No. 2 in worldwide sales than a less profitable No. 1 automaker. "I would rather be a highly profitable, great shareholder value, great reputation, growing No. 2 than a struggling No. 1," Lutz told reporters after a speech at the Automotive News World Congress. GM released final 2007 global sales figures on Wednesday of 9.37 million ...

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