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DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -

GM's new CEO Mary Barra made her first public appearance Sunday unveiling the GMC Canyon at the North American International Auto Show.

Fox 2's Murray Feldman was there. Click on the video player to watch his report.

Barra has been getting a lot of attention as the first woman ever to lead a major automaker.

"I'm honored to stand here tonight and humbly lead this team," Barra said.

Barra started at General Motors as a co-op student at the age of 18. She previously served Executive Vice President of Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain at General Motors and Vice President of Global Human Resources.

Stay with Fox 2 and myfoxdetroit.com for complete coverage of the 2014 North American International Auto Show.

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