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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, 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...
  • O.C. district attorney's office files consumer suit against GM

    The Orange County District Attorney’s office has filed a lawsuit against General Motors, alleging the company engaged in unfair competition and false advertising in violation of California law when it failed to disclose defects. The lawsuit...
  • 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...
  • The Disappearance of the Bench Seat

    A question I rarely hear anymore was asked at a talk I gave two weeks ago to a group of Northeast Utilities retirees: Why don’t automakers offer front bench seats in their passenger cars? The last to do so was Chevrolet with the Impala. From...
  • 1 killed, 8 hurt at Indiana GM plant explosion

    DETROIT (Reuters) - One worker was killed on Tuesday and eight others hurt in a chemical explosion at a General Motors Co auto stamping plant in Marion, Indiana, the company said. Four injured workers were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries...
  • Spare tires vanishing from trunks

    Spare tires vanishing from trunks
    Get a flat tire in a newer model car and you might be asking, “Dude, where’s my spare?” Go to the trunk and you may find a can of sealant, small air compressor, or neither.¬† In an August 2013 survey by AAA that includes 2014 models,...
  • Android Users Could Face Problems in the 2014 Chevy Impala

     
    When it came time to first plug my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone into Cars.com's 2014 Chevrolet Impala long-term test car's USB port, the dreaded "Device not supported" message showed up. As a non-iPhone user, it's a message I'm accustomed to......
  • 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Gets New Eight-Speed Transmission; We Drive It

     
    Chevrolet has been enjoying amazing success with the redesigned Corvette Stingray, delivering 37,000 of the 2014 model to buyers, nearly tripling sales of the iconic two-seat sports car overnight. Now 2014 model production has ended, and the company is...
  • How Ohio State University Won the EcoCar2 Student Hybrid Challenge

     
    The EcoCar2 Hybrid Challenge is over, and the winner has been declared: Ohio State University took the overall title, winning the three-year-long student program sponsored by General Motors. But what does it take to capture such an award? The EcoCar2........
  • Recall Alert: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,000 model-year 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingrays with FE1 or FE3 suspensions The Problem: General Motors is reporting that an insufficient weld in the rear shocks could lead to a fracture and reduce the shocks' life....