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  • Chrysler Recalls Jeep SUVs For Ignition Switches
    Chrysler Recalls Jeep SUVs For Ignition Switches

    The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler.Chrysler said Tuesday it is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could fall out of the "run" p......

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  • BMW Recalls 1.6 Million 3 Series Cars For Air Bag Problem
    BMW Recalls 1.6 Million 3 Series Cars For Air Bag Problem

    DETROIT (AP) - BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix an air bag problem that is hitting much of the global auto industry.The German automaker says it will recall 1.6 million 3 Series cars from model years 2000 to 2006 ......

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  • Graco Recalls Another 1.9 Million Car Seats
    Graco Recalls Another 1.9 Million Car Seats

    After months of disputing a safety problem even existed, Graco has agreed to recall 1.9 million children's car seats affected by defective buckles.Officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had urged Graco to include ......

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  • Chrysler Recalling 700k Vehicles For Ignition Switch Woes
    Chrysler Recalling 700k Vehicles For Ignition Switch Woes

    General Motors isn't the only automaker with ignition switch problems. Chrysler is fighting it too and is now announcing a recall of 695,957 examples worldwide of the Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans from the 200......

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  • Feds Probe Nissan Cars For Unintended Acceleration
    Feds Probe Nissan Cars For Unintended Acceleration

    DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that a trim panel can cause unwanted acceleration in Nissan Versa small cars.The probe covers about 360,000 Nissan Versa and Versa Note subcompacts from the......

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  • General Motors Recalling 8.4 Million More Vehicles
    General Motors Recalling 8.4 Million More Vehicles

    General Motors today announced a truly massive recall covering some 8.4 million vehicles in North America. Most significantly, 8.2 million examples of the affected vehicles are being called back due to "unintended ignition key rotation," th......

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  • The Long History Behind Monday's Massive Airbag Recalls
    The Long History Behind Monday's Massive Airbag Recalls

    The latest details of a troubling safety trend arrived Monday, when seven automakers issued eight recalls for cars that may contain airbags that could kill drivers instead of saving their lives.BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Mazda, Nissan and ......

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  • Massive Airbag Recall Affects Seven Automakers
    Massive Airbag Recall Affects Seven Automakers

    The recall of faulty airbag inflators supplied by Takata has exploded Monday to include seven automakers. In most cases, only models in certain high-humidity regions were affected because the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration f......

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  • Congressional Probe Of GM's Ignition Switch Recall Continues
    Congressional Probe Of GM's Ignition Switch Recall Continues

    A member of the US House of Representatives said Wednesday there may be as many as 100 deaths linked to General Motors' decade-long failure to recall millions of defective cars.Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colorado) referenced the figure during he......

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  • GM Announces Six New Recalls, Covering 3.5 Million Vehicles
    GM Announces Six New Recalls, Covering 3.5 Million Vehicles

    General Motors has just initiated another crushingly large recall, this time affecting some 3.36 million vehicles built between 2000 and 2014 and sold in the US, Canada and Mexico. Once again, the issue surrounds the cars' ignition switches......

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  • GM Recalls 500K Chevy Camaros For Ignition-Switch Defect
    GM Recalls 500K Chevy Camaros For Ignition-Switch Defect

    General Motors issued a recall for more than a half million Chevrolet Camaros on Friday morning because of an ignition-switch safety hazard that mirrors the one at the center of the company's current crisis.The problem affects Camaro models......

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  • Toyota Expands Airbag Recall To 2.2 Million Vehicles Worldwide
    Toyota Expands Airbag Recall To 2.2 Million Vehicles Worldwide

    Was your Toyota inspected under the company's recall campaign for faulty airbag inflators last year? You might have another trip ahead to have it repaired again. The automotive giant says that it found "the involved serial numbers provided ......

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  • Woman Charged In 2004 Fatal Crash Sues GM
    Woman Charged In 2004 Fatal Crash Sues GM

    A Texas woman who pleaded guilty to a criminal charge in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiancé is suing General Motors Co.Candice Anderson is asking a federal judge in Tyler to set aside a $75,000 settlement in the case. The lawsui......

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  • Family Angry GM Isn't Counting Their Daughter As One Of The Recall Victims
    Family Angry GM Isn't Counting Their Daughter As One Of The Recall Victims

    At this point anyone with even a passing knowledge of the General Motors ignition switch recall knows that the number of deaths recognized by the automaker itself caused by the faulty part currently stands at 13 people. That figure is still......

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  • GM Issues Four New Recalls For 90,000 Vehicles
    GM Issues Four New Recalls For 90,000 Vehicles

    One day after releasing an internal report that found a pattern of "incompetence and neglect" within the company, General Motors announced four more recalls that affect 89,126 vehicles.One of the recalls affects 31,520 vehicles that may con......

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  • US Senator: General Motors Has Yet To 'Come Clean'
    US Senator: General Motors Has Yet To 'Come Clean'

    A US Senator said General Motors' much-anticipated internal report on the circumstances that led to a deadly flaw going unfixed for more than a decade, amounts to a whitewashing of the problem.Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), one of the m......

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  • GM's Barra Discusses Results Of Ignition Switch Investigation
    GM's Barra Discusses Results Of Ignition Switch Investigation

    UPDATE: The text of this story has been revised with more detail, following Mary Barra's press conference this morning. UPDATE 2: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has made the full Valukas report available at its website, ......

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  • GM Expected To Release Multiple Employees Over Ignition Switch Recall
    GM Expected To Release Multiple Employees Over Ignition Switch Recall

    General Motors is set to hold a major briefing on the results of its internal probe into the ignition switch debacle this morning, with early reports claiming that multiple employees could be terminated due to their role in the recall (or l......

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  • Recalls Don't Dent General Motors' Sales Figures
    Recalls Don't Dent General Motors' Sales Figures

    At least in theory, the past four months should have been trying ones for General Motors.The company admitted it knew key details about a deadly defect in its cars for more than a decade, and that flaw was responsible for killing at least 1......

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  • GM Apologizes For Sending Recall Notifications To Crash Victims Families
    GM Apologizes For Sending Recall Notifications To Crash Victims Families

    General Motors apologized Tuesday to the families of accident victims who received recall notices on the cars that killed their loved ones.GM has acknowledged that at least 13 deaths were caused by faulty ignition switches installed in olde......

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