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  • NHTSA to overhaul recall system in wake of GM's 'flawed' culture

    NHTSA to overhaul recall system in wake of GM's 'flawed' culture
    The top U.S. auto safety regulator harshly criticized General Motors Co for not promptly reporting and recalling cars now linked to at least 19 deaths and said he has been meeting with top global automakers to develop a "new normal" for safety recalls....
  • GM's Opel to cut Russia production as slowdown bites

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Opel Group, the European arm of General Motors , is cutting production and shedding around 500 jobs in Russia, hit by the weak Russian rouble and a plunge in local demand due to a slowing economy and Western sanctions. Opel said on...
  • GM ignition-switch death toll could grow well beyond the 19 tallied

    GM ignition-switch death toll could grow well beyond the 19 tallied
    The number of people killed in crashes caused by a faulty ignition switch in older General Motors cars now stands at 19 and could grow to well over 100 based on the number of claims filed against the automaker. That is according to the first report from...
  • GM settles with 19 families in ignition deaths case, more expected

    DETROIT The number of deaths from accidents caused by General Motors' defective ignition switch is at least 19, the chief of GM's victim settlement fund has determined. Ken Feinberg has awarded settlements to 19 families whose loved ones were killed...
  • GM to offer compensation for 19 deaths related to ignition switch

    GM to offer compensation for 19 deaths related to ignition switch
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co will pay compensation for 19 deaths linked to a faulty ignition switch, according to the lawyer overseeing the compensation process, more than the 13 deaths the automaker had previously admitted were caused by...
  • Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other

    Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other
    DETROIT (Reuters) - An Acura RLX sedan demonstrated an unusual way to tow another car this week: the vehicles were not physically attached. The second car drove itself, following instructions beamed over by the first in a feat of technology that indicates...
  • GM stops some Corvette sales to fix quality issues

    General Motors is temporarily stopping sales of some 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingrays to fix potential airbag and parking brake issues. Neither of the possible defects had prompted an official recall as of late Thursday night. GM has instructed...
  • GM will introduce hands-free, foot-free driving in 2017 Cadillac

    GM will introduce hands-free, foot-free driving in 2017 Cadillac
    General Motors plans to start selling cars that can drive partially in an auto-pilot mode and that can exchange speed and safety data with similarly equipped vehicles. The first features are expected to show up in high-end Cadillac vehicles for the 2017...
  • GM's board of directors was 'shocked' and 'stunned' by recall woes

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, Safety, GM With nearly 30 million cars worldwide covered under recalls, General Motors hasn't exactly had the best year. While sales haven't suffered too badly in the US, the cost of all of the safety campaigns...
  • Cadillac to launch Super Cruise semi-autonomous technology in two years [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, Technology, Videos, Cadillac, GM, Luxury We all know that self-driving cars are coming. It's not so much a question of If so much as When. And when it comes to General Motors products, we now have something of a date...
  • GM's China JV recalls 38,328 Cadillacs on brake software glitch

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - General Motor Co's main Chinese joint venture is recalling 38,328 Cadillac sedans in China due to a glitch in brake control software, the country's quality watchdog said on Tuesday. Shanghai General Motors Co, GM's venture with SAIC...