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  • Ford, GM Still Doing New Business With Takata Amidst Airbag Crisis
    Ford, GM Still Doing New Business With Takata Amidst Airbag Crisis

    You might expect automakers to be fleeing any connection with beleaguered supplier Takata in the wake of the company's exploding airbag inflator crisis. After all, with a Senate hearing, pending lawsuit, plummeting stock......

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  • GM Compensation Expert Extends Claims Deadline
    GM Compensation Expert Extends Claims Deadline

    The deadline for victims of crashes caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches has been extended for a month as the death toll rose to 33.Kenneth Feinberg, who is administering GM's compensation fund, announced Su......

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  • Senator Angry Over Latest General Motors Ignition-Switch Revelations
    Senator Angry Over Latest General Motors Ignition-Switch Revelations

    Following fresh revelations that General Motors has continued to conceal information related to its ongoing safety crisis, a leading US Senator has called the company's conduct "outrageous" and called for more hearings o......

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  • Nearly Half Of Recalled GM Vehicles Still Not Fixed
    Nearly Half Of Recalled GM Vehicles Still Not Fixed

    Eight months later, nearly half of all vehicles recalled by General Motors for faulty ignition switches have yet to be fixed.GM says it's trying to reach more owners using social media and has expanded a call center used......

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  • 1 In 5 Vehicles Has Been Recalled This Year
    1 In 5 Vehicles Has Been Recalled This Year

    This year may forever be known as the year of the recalls. General Motors has been the biggest culprit, with over 70 recalls to date, but there have been plenty of other notable recalls competing for our attention.Now, C......

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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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  • GM Ignition Switch Deaths Rise To 27
    GM Ignition Switch Deaths Rise To 27

    At least 27 people have died and 25 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updat......

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  • GM Issues Two More Recalls For SUVs, Mini Cars
    GM Issues Two More Recalls For SUVs, Mini Cars

    General Motors announced two more recalls Friday, pushing its total for the year to 71, affecting almost 30 million vehicles in North America.The biggest of the new recalls covers just over 430,000 Cadillac SRX and Saab ......

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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 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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