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  • GM will pay $20K to over $5M per victim in ignition switch cases

    GM will pay $20K to over $5M per victim in ignition switch cases
    A special victims-compensation consultant hired by General Motors announced the details of a sweeping program to pay for the deaths and injuries caused by faulty ignition switches in millions of the automaker’s small cars. Attorney Kenneth...
  • GM recalls 7.6 million more cars, mainly for ignition switch issues

    GM recalls 7.6 million more cars, mainly for ignition switch issues
    General Motors has expanded its ignition switch recall to encompass 7.6 million more U.S. vehicles made from 1997 to 2014. GM, the world’s second largest automaker, has now recalled 29 million vehicles this year. More than half of them were...
  • GM recalls 7.6 million more cars, most for ignition switch issue

    GM recalls 7.6 million more cars, most for ignition switch issue
    General Motors said Monday that it will recall an additional 7.6 million vehicles in the U.S. for ignition problems and other safety defects. This latest round of recalls includes 6.8 million older cars, because the ignition switch in these vehicles can...
  • Exclusive: GM recalled some cars with problematic switches; others deemed safe

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co last month recalled millions of vehicles with three different designs of ignition switches that could accidentally turn off the engine and disable air bags in a crash. But the automaker has concluded that more than...
  • GM fund to pay millions to victims of faulty ignition switches

    GM fund to pay millions to victims of faulty ignition switches
    General Motors Co. will pay millions of dollars to victims in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches, the automaker's latest effort to move quickly past a mounting auto safety scandal. The program, outlined Monday by Kenneth Feinberg, a victims'...
  • GM Recalls 7.6 Million More Vehicles

     
    In the largest single day of announcements since its 2014 recall crisis began, GM announced a recall of approximately 7.6 million vehicles in the U.S. today, the majority for inadvertent rotation of the ignition key. The recalled models span the......
  • More Details on GM's Latest -- and Largest -- Ignition-Related Recall

     
    Today's GM recall encompassed 7.55 million cars in the U.S. and another 893,547 cars outside the country. About 97 percent stem from inadvertent rotation of the ignition key across a slew of 1997-2014 models, which sounds similar to the ignition-switch......
  • Chrysler expands ignition switch recall by 696,000 vehicles

    Chrysler expands ignition switch recall by 696,000 vehicles
    DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators announced an expansion on Monday of a previous recall to include more model years of Fiat Chrysler vehicles that have ignition switches that can be inadvertently shut off. Added to a previous recall were model...
  • Kraft is recalling some Velveeta cheese short on preservative

    Kraft is recalling some Velveeta cheese short on preservative
    Kraft is recalling a batch of Velveeta cheese shipped to Walmart in the Midwest because it doesn't contain enough of a specific preservative and can spoil too fast, potentially causing a food borne illness, the company said June 19. The cheese product was...
  • Subaru recalls 660,238 cars because of corroded brakes

    Subaru recalls 660,238 cars because of corroded brakes
    Subaru is recalling 660,238 Outback, Legacy, Impreza and Forester vehicles in the U.S. because of corrosion in the brake lines. The Japanese automaker called the recall a “precautionary measure” and said owners should have their brakes...
  • Ed Sokalski: At GM, where were the engineers — the guardians of safety?

    When we purchase a product such as a car or major appliance, we expect it to work as intended, to be reliable, to look attractive and above all to be safe. We expect the product to be rugged and of robust design and to withstand a certain amount of...