General Motors Corp. says it will not pursue a $2 billion taxpayer-loan installment from the U.S. Treasury Dept. this month, as previously planned, but analysts say the decision hardly represents a sudden upswing in the auto maker’s fortunes. “It’s all about cash flow right now, and it appears January and February were not as bad as GM expected, so why take the money,” says Aaron Bragman, an analyst at IHS Global Insight in Troy, MI. “Why pay an extra month of interest?” GM acted ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"GM Skipping $2 Billion Installment Loan No Reason to Cheer" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.