CHICAGO – In his first major speech as president of General Motors Corp.-North America, Gary Cowger criticized the Japanese government for driving down the value of the yen and lashed out at the U.S. government over corporate average fuel economy standards (CAFE). Speaking at the Midwest Automotive Media Assn. breakfast Feb. 6 at the Chicago Auto Show, Cowger says Japanese auto makers have enjoyed a 30% cost advantage in the U.S. over the last three years because of an artificially low ...
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