CHICAGO – Things are beginning to move faster at General Motors Corp., often compared to a battleship because of its slow, methodical approach to making decisions and initiating change. Gary White, vehicle line executive for fullsize trucks, relates a meeting he had with GM North America President Gary Cowger and Vice Chairman Bob Lutz. On a Thursday morning, White met with Cowger and Lutz to ask for money to bring out two new models, an '03 Cadillac Escalade ESV, an even larger version ...

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