Autos: Who's What at G.M.

At the Bloomfield Hills Country Club-social GHQ of the auto industry elite—the seasonal small talk about football shifted abruptly last week to an even more popular sport: guessing who will be the next president and who the next chairman of General Motors. G.M. itself kicked off the speculation with an intriguing round of promotions among its top officials. Upward bound:

> JAMES E. GOODMAN. 56. moved from group vice president in charge of G.M.'s body and assembly division to executive vice president in charge of the automotive, body and assembly, and parts divisions....

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