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More Trouble for GM and Mary Barra

The engineer who designed the faulty ignition switch at the heart of the February GM recall of 2.6 million cars approved fixes to the system in 2006 without changing the GM part number, according to documents released by the House Oversight Committee on Friday. 193 more words

Park it Now? - GM Points Fingers

Owners of recalled General Motors (“GM”) vehicles are wondering whether they should park their cars now or whether it’s safe enough to drive them prior to getting the recalled ignition switch replaced.   350 more words

GM dealers set to begin fixing ignition defect

As General Motors begins shipping this week replacement ignition switches, local dealers are bracing themselves for an onslaught of vehicle repairs in the largest recall in the automaker’s history. 372 more words


The Case Against Tort Reform: The GM Debacle

On Tuesday in the nation’s capital the CEO of General Motors testified about a dangerous vehicle defect that apparently has resulted in at least 13 deaths.  179 more words

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Watch: The Long, Troubled History of the Chevy Cobalt

Long before the Chevrolet Cobalt became known for having a faulty ignition defect, it was already seen as a lemon.

In more than 120 instances, General Motors was forced under state laws to buy back faulty Cobalts, pay settlements to owners or let them trade in the cars, … 42 more words

GM Recalls Another 1.3 Million Vehicles

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — General Motors is recalling another 1.3 million vehicles.

The latest recall affects the power steering in some Saturn Ions, Chevrolet HHRs and Cobalts. 322 more words

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GM Recall: Many Victims Were Young Drivers

DETROIT (AP) - As the deaths are tallied from General Motors’ delayed recall of compact cars, one thing is becoming clear: Of those killed, the majority were young. 1,140 more words