GM CEO Mary Barra talks with media prior to the start of the 2017 General Motors Company Annual Meeting of Stockholders Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at GM Global Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan.
Photo by John F. Martin for GM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
General Motors — GM shares added 1.6% after the company said it would increase spending on electric and autonomous vehicles to $35 billion through 2025. The new figure is 30% higher than plans announced late last year. “Across the board, we are seeing exceptionally strong reactions and positive response to all of our electric vehicles,” CEO Mary Barra told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”
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