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  • General Motors announces another big ignition-related recall

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, Safety, Chevrolet, Pontiac, Saturn The company is recalling 2.19 million of the same models to fix a problem that allows keys to be removed from ignitions that are not in the "off" position. Replacement parts for...
  • GM puts two engineers linked to deadly switch issue on leave

    General Motors has placed two engineers at the center of its delayed recall scandal on paid leave. GM Chief Executive Mary Barra confirmed Thursday that engineers Ray DeGiorgio and Gary Altman were put on leave following a briefing from Anton Valukas,...
  • Safety advocates alarmed by fatal accidents in recalled GM cars

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Safety advocates say two recent fatal accidents involving recalled General Motors Co cars provide evidence that the automaker should advise owners to take vehicles off the road until they are repaired. In both incidents airbags...
  • GM shares drop to near IPO price of $33

    DETROIT (Reuters) - Investors' concerns about ongoing turmoil at General Motors Co, linked to the deaths of at least 13 people, could push the automaker's shares below GM's $33 IPO price for the first time since last June. GM shares on Thursday fell 32...
  • Don't rush to condemn GM

    In the brouhaha over the defective ignition switches that prompted General Motors to recall 2.6 million cars over the past two months, members of Congress and pundits have judged, tried and condemned the company's engineers and executives. Filmmaker...
  • Did GM, like Toyota, hide its safety flaw from regulators, consumers?

    WASHINGTON General Motors' lengthy delay in disclosing defective ignition switches, which are now blamed for at least 13 deaths, bears a striking similarity to Toyota Motor Corp.'s concealment of deadly acceleration problems in its automobiles that...
  • GM expands ignition recall, takes $1.3 billion charge, suspends 2 engineers

    DETROIT General Motors Co. will expand its ignition-switch recall to more than 2 million cars to fix additional faulty parts, adding to a growing cost that GM now says will lower first-quarter earnings by $1.3 billion. The news came on the same day the...
  • Eric Posner: Did GM take a reasonable risk with ignition switches?

    In the brouhaha over the defective ignition switch that prompted GM to recall 2.6 million cars over the last two months, members of Congress and pundits have judged, tried, and condemned the company's engineers and executives. Filmmaker Michael Moore...
  • GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case

    DETROIT General Motors Co. has temporarily placed two engineers on paid leave after an internal investigator delivered preliminary results of a probe of the automaker's failure to fix an ignition switch defect. The company did not name the engineers....
  • BMW to recall more than 156,000 vehicles in U.S.

    (Reuters) - German carmaker BMW said it would voluntarily recall more than 156,000 vehicles in the United States, including its popular 3 Series compact sedan, to check for potentially defective bolts that could lead to engine damage. BMW said it would...
  • Emissions Deadline Extended For G.M. Cars Subject To Recall

    Emissions Deadline Extended For G.M. Cars Subject To Recall
    Owners of General Motors cars under recall for ignition problems will have the due date for their emissions test extended under a plan announced by the Malloy administration on Wednesday. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Motor Vehicles...