This column is for all my friends at General Motors. It’s not criticism. I believe you are on the road back. But I want to warn you that you still are terribly weak, weaker than you might think, and to show you how difficult the road back will be. Just remember what my old friend Tom Paine said: “Hell is not easily conquered, but the greater the struggle, the greater the victory.” There are going to be embarrassments along the way. I would predict that GM will lose market share this year. ...

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