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  • Congress Skewers NHTSA's Investigative Competence
    Congress Skewers NHTSA's Investigative Competence

    Five months after the top official at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration promised to reform the federal agency charged with keeping motorists safe, it remains mired in dysfunction and inaction. A report f......

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  • GM To Offer Car That Will Almost Drive Itself
    GM To Offer Car That Will Almost Drive Itself

    Cars that can talk to each other and almost drive themselves at freeway speeds are just two years away from the showroom, according to General Motors executives.The company announced Sunday that the semi-autonomous syste......

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  • Automakers To Fight Distracted Driving With New Technology
    Automakers To Fight Distracted Driving With New Technology

    General Motors is taking the fight against distracted driving from billboards and public-service announcements into its cars, deploying new technology that keeps an eye on where the driver's are glancing.GM is partnering......

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  • Senator Pushes For Up To Life Sentence For Auto Execs Found To Delay Recalls
    Senator Pushes For Up To Life Sentence For Auto Execs Found To Delay Recalls

    Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill has had it with automotive execs stalling when it comes to recalls. The Missiourian has proposed a new bill, the Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Enhancement Act, which aims to improve......

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  • GM Hit With New Lawsuit Over Ignition Switch Deaths
    GM Hit With New Lawsuit Over Ignition Switch Deaths

    A lawsuit filed in a New York court Tuesday seeks damages on behalf of more than 650 people allegedly injured or killed in General Motors' defective cars.The filing represents 658 people, including 29 who died, seeking d......

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  • General Motors Recall List
    General Motors Recall List

    It seems General Motors can't go more than a few weeks without issuing a major recall. Since the initial ignition lock recall on February 10, over 25 million vehicles have been recalled for defects.We used the National H......

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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 igniti......

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  • Corvette Museum Likely To Keep Part Of Sinkhole
    Corvette Museum Likely To Keep Part Of Sinkhole

    A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight prized sports cars at the National Corvette Museum has become such a popular attraction that officials want to preserve it - and may even put one or two of the crumpled cars back i......

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  • Corvette Stolen In Detroit Returned To Owner After 33 Years
    Corvette Stolen In Detroit Returned To Owner After 33 Years

    A Detroit man had his stolen Corvette returned 33 years after it disappeared while parked on one of Detroit's main drags, according to ABC 7.The last time George Talley saw his 1979 Corvette was on a July day in 1981, wh......

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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 ......

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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 car......

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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 a......

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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 ......

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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. ......

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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 v......

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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-......

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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 availa......

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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......

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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 fo......

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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 switch......

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