Unlike rivals, GM sidesteps stampede to Silicon Valley

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It might have come as a surprise to Wall Street analysts this month when, instead of citing SIlicon Valley, General Motors' global product chief Mark Reuss name-checked an institution nearly 3,000 miles away: the University of Waterloo, near Toronto.