General Motors Co. Chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre wants Americans to perceive the recently bankrupt auto maker as “the world’s best company,” and expects to turn a profit this year. Whitacre also tells journalists during a roundtable discussion the auto maker’s Saab Automobile AB operation likely will be killed at the end of the week. “We are proceeding with the wind down,” Whitacre says, adding he’s “not confident” about meeting a self-imposed deadline of Jan. 7 to determine a buyer. GM ...

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