Fisker Automotive Files for Bankruptcy

Fisker Automotive, maker of the “Karma” plug-in electric hybrid luxury sedan, filed for bankruptcy protection last week, marking an end to a chain of failure that began after the company received a $529 million loan commitment from the U.S. Department…

Facebook & GM Revive Advertising Relationship After Last Year’s Pre-IPO Breakup

After a highly publicized split nearly a year ago, it looks like Facebook and General Motors are getting back together. GM has confirmed to Ad Age that they have decided to once again throw some advertising dollars into Facebook. “Chevrolet…

Facebook, GM Discussing Paid Ads. Again. Still. Kind of.

The most noted Facebook ads ship jumper from 2012 is possibly considering a change of heart. Facebook and General Motors are still “actively talking” about a return to paid advertising on the site, according to a report from Reuters. Here’s…

GM Marketing Head Joel Ewanick Resigns Just a Couple of Months After Yanking Facebook Ads

Barely two months after we learned that General Motors was yanking nearly $10 million worth of Facebook ads, the man behind that decision is no longer working for the company. Joel Ewanick, GM’s marketing chief, has resigned his position effective…

Facebook Ads: General Motors Wants to Do Business Again

Facebook ads don’t work, General Motors boldly proclaimed days before the social networking site’s much-heralded IPO. The car manufacturer’s declaration, coupled with their decision to end their advertising campaign, is thought by many to have played a role in Facebook’s…

GM Could Return To The Facebook Ad Fray [Report]

Just days before the big Facebook IPO, the company was hit with a rather embarrassing blow from another well-known American company. General Motors announced that they were yanking all of their paid ads from Facebook, saying that they weren’t sure…

Chevy Cruze Recall: Nearly Half a Million Cars are Affected

The Chevy Cruze recall affects more than half-a-million cars manufactured at General Motors’ Lordstown, Ohio plant between 2010 and this past May. According to Forbes, nearly 30 engine fires have been reported, all of which stem from automobiles built in…

GM Gets Dissed by Facebook, But Ford is Buying

You might recall that General Motors recently pulled all their advertising from Facebook’s pages and claimed that the ads weren’t really working for them. Of course, GM’s actions took place just days before Facebook’s much anticipated initial public offering, so…

GM’s Pulling of Ads from Facebook Wasn’t Personal After All

Told ya! Following a Reuters report earlier today that revealed Facebook had actually encouraged General Motors to utilize the website’s free pages, thus lessening the import of GM’s announcement from earlier this week about no longer paying for Facebook ads.…

The Facebook/GM Ado Very Well Might Have Been About Nothing

According to a report in Reuters today, General Motors’ decision to pull its paid advertising from Facebook was preceded by the social network trying to pitch the value of its free pages in the first place. On Tuesday, GM announced…