PONTIAC, MI – The new head of powertrain at General Motors expects the automaker to sustain its current global product blitz and says he was lured to the company by its new competitive fire, as well as a personal appeal from Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson. GM is in the midst of launching 27 new or updated products in the U.S. and by the middle of next year will have put 50 new or refreshed models on the global market. The blitz this year includes bread-and-butter pickups and SUVs in ...

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