The automaker's stunning rebound into profitability seemed to shock even those who made it happen. Paul A. Eisenstein on whether GM's IPO could release it from government's grip entirely.
Reporter, publisher and Bureau Chief of The Detroit Bureau and TheDetroitBureau.com, Paul A. Eisenstein has covered the auto industry since 1979. One of the world's most widely published automotive journalists, Eisenstein’s work routinely appears in such publications as The Economist, Germany 's Auto Motor und Sport, MSNBC.com, Cigar Aficionado, Wired, Motor Trend, TheDailyBeast.com, and dozens more. He's a regular commentator on NPR, and a frequent guest on numerous other broadcast outlets.
With two huge recalls and new questions about brake failure on the Prius, Toyota's future as the world's No. 1 automaker is in doubt. But can the Big Three capitalize on the crisis? Paul Eisenstein reports.
With a court expected to approve U.S. control of General Motors this week, the company's new CEO Fritz Henderson says his new boss Obama expects a leaner, quicker company.
Now that Chrysler filed for bankruptcy, what does the road ahead hold? Paul Eisenstein maps out the company’s future and says it may be rolling again by mid-summer.
Even the company that sells the most cars in the U.S. sees a rocky road ahead. In an exclusive interview, Toyota President Jim Lentz shares his plan to avoid Detroit’s fate.
Fritz Henderson—the new CEO of General Motors—is the consumate company insider, whose career track closely mirrors that of ousted CEO Rick Wagoner. Can he really provide the transformational leadership the company desperately needs?
Nearly 30 years ago, Lee Iacocca rescued Chrysler from near implosion. As GM and Chrysler fight for survival, Paul A. Eisenstein asks: Why doesn’t the industry ever learn from its mistakes?