General Motors (NYSE: GM ) has now posted nine straight quarters of profits since emerging from bankruptcy. In many ways, the company is healthier than it has ever been, but its profits still trail those of many rivals.
Boosting profits is a big priority for CEO Dan Akerson. So how will GM close the gap? In this video, Fool contributor John Rosevear looks at several things that Akerson is doing to try to boost GM's profitability and the General's chances of fattening its bottom-line numbers over the next few years.
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