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GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

  General Motors is warning owners of certain older model SUVs to park the vehicles outdoors until they are repaired because they could catch fire when left unattended. The SUVs were included in a handful […]

08/07/2014

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GM issues 6 more safety recalls

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles. The latest recalls cover nearly 823,000 cars, trucks and SUVs mostly in […]

07/23/2014

FILE - This April 1, 2014 file photo shows the ignition switch of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in Alexandria, Va. The ignition switch on the Cobalt and other small cars was so poorly designed that it easily slipped out of the run position, causing engines to stall. Engineers knew it; as early as 2004, a Cobalt stalled on a GM test track when the driver's knee grazed the key fob. By GM's admission, the defective switches caused over 50 crashes and at least 13 deaths. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

GM recalls 7.6 million more cars for ignition switches

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling at least 7.6 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company’s safety crisis continues to grow. The latest recalls involve mainly […]

06/30/2014

The General Motors logo at the company's world headquarters in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

GM preparing to recall 33,000 Chevy Cruze compacts

DETROIT (AP) – General Motors is preparing to recall about 33,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars because the air bags might not inflate properly in a crash. Spokesman Jim Cain says the cars were built with […]

06/26/2014

This undated photo provided by Chevrolet shows the 2014 Chevrolet Impala LTZ. (AP Photo/Chevrolet)

GM could face another fine for Impala recall

DETROIT (AP) — An old e-mail from a General Motors employee warning of a “serious safety problem” could help trigger another government fine against the automaker. The Aug. 30, 2005, e-mail surfaced Wednesday during a […]

06/19/2014

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GM recalls 3.4M more cars for ignition problems

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling another 3 million cars because of a defect that causes a similar problem to one that led to an earlier massive recall of small cars, and is linked […]

06/17/2014

FILE - This April 1, 2014 file photo shows the ignition switch of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in Alexandria, Va. The ignition switch on the Cobalt and other small cars was so poorly designed that it easily slipped out of the run position, causing engines to stall. Engineers knew it; as early as 2004, a Cobalt stalled on a GM test track when the driver's knee grazed the key fob. By GM's admission, the defective switches caused over 50 crashes and at least 13 deaths. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

GM recalling Camaros for ignition switch problem

DETROIT (AP) — Ignition switches once again are causing problems for General Motors. This time the company is recalling nearly 512,000 Chevrolet Camaro muscle cars from the 2010 to 2014 model years because a driver’s […]

06/13/2014

FILE - This April 1, 2014 file photo shows the ignition switch of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in Alexandria, Va. The ignition switch on the Cobalt and other small cars was so poorly designed that it easily slipped out of the run position, causing engines to stall. Engineers knew it; as early as 2004, a Cobalt stalled on a GM test track when the driver's knee grazed the key fob. By GM's admission, the defective switches caused over 50 crashes and at least 13 deaths. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

Help! My car’s engine cut off: Here’s what to do

WASHINGTON (AP) — The faulty General Motors ignition switches blamed for dozens of crashes, some fatal, aren’t the only reason a moving car can suddenly stall. It happened to Bill Van Tassel a couple of […]

06/06/2014

General Motors President Dan Ammann, left, CEO Mary Barra, and Executive Vice President Mark Reuss, hold a press conference at the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Mich., Thursday, June 5, 2014. Barra said 15 employees — many of them senior legal and engineering executives — have been forced out of the company for failing to disclose a defect with ignition switches, which the company links to 13 deaths. Five other employees have been disciplined. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

GM ousts 15 employees over ignition-switch scandal

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — General Motors said Thursday it has forced out 15 employees for their role in the deadly ignition-switch scandal and will set up a compensation fund for crash victims, as an internal […]

06/05/2014

FILE - This April 3, 2012 file photo shows the 2013 Buick Enclave as it is unveiled at a news conference ahead of the New York International Car Show, in New York. General Motors on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 announced the recall of 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S., including the 2013 Enclave and other full-size crossovers from the 2009-2014 model years, as part of a broader effort to resolve outstanding safety issues more quickly. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Parade of GM recalls rolls on; 2.4M more vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — Another day, another recall from General Motors. At least that’s the way it seems as the automaker reviews safety issues across its line-up of cars and trucks in the wake of a […]

05/20/2014

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