NEWSMAKER-GM CEO had crisis-ridden term


By David Bailey and Kevin Krolicki DETROIT/WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters) - Soon after becoming chief executive of General Motors Corp in 2000, Rick Wagoner huddled with top lieutenants to lay out his vision for expanding the global reach and profitability of the world's top automaker. The goal: make GM's market share more than twice that of Toyota Motor Corp . The plan: a heavier reliance on more profitable trucks and SUVs to cash in on the boom market for big rides. "If we were ...

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