General Motors CEO Mary Barra speaks at a conference last month in Detroit (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
CEO Mary Barra dropped good news on General Motors investors, pledging that operating margin at GM's North American unit will reach 10 percent and its European business will return to profit in Europe in 2016. The automaker also plans global earnings margins of 9 percent to 10 percent by early next decade and will maintain similar margins at its Chinese unit as it works to improve operations in other markets outside the U.S. GM shares gained 1.7 percent, bucking Wednesday's market sell-off. [Full Story]
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