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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Manchester United uniform is pricey real estate, as Chevrolet knows

    Manchester United uniform is pricey real estate, as Chevrolet knows
    Chevrolet was once as American as baseball, hot dogs and John Cougar Mellencamp. Which was fine when it sold the majority of its cars and trucks in the U.S. But two years ago more than 60% of its sales were overseas. And baseball, it turned out, wasn'...
  • Working mothers, double standards and what bugs me about Tina Fey

    There are two reasons that American women continue to be obsessed about balancing motherhood and work in a way that most American men are not. First off, biology: Until men can get pregnant, give birth and lactate, there is never going to be a day where...
  • GM Switch Complaints Began In '90s, Long Before Cobalt

    By PAUL LIENERT DETROIT — General Motors car owners have been complaining to dealers about defective ignition switches since 1997, years before the automaker launched the Chevrolet Cobalt and other small cars with faulty switches linked to at least...
  • One more way used car buyers can get used

    One more way used car buyers can get used
    If you're spending your long holiday weekend strolling through used car lots, here's something else to ask your salesman while you're kicking the tires. Is this car under any recalls? You'd think a dealer would have to fix a recall defect on a used...
  • Manchester United to unveil new uniform, wear it in Galaxy game

    Two years ago Manchester United signed a record seven-year, $559-million deal with General Motors that gave the front of the iconic English soccer club’s jerseys to Chevrolet. On Monday, GM and the team will formally unveil that uniform,...
  • Ford adds Flex, Taurus, Lincolns and police cars to recall wave

    Ford adds Flex, Taurus, Lincolns and police cars to recall wave
    This year’s record wave of automotive recalls continued Tuesday with Ford Motor Co. calling back about 101,000 vehicles in North America -- including its Edge and Flex sport-utility vehicles, for a variety of problems. This latest action...
  • Today Show's Matt Lauer Is So Last Century

    Today Show's Matt Lauer Is So Last Century
    How about we rename "The Today Show" the "Yesterday Show" since host Matt Lauer asks questions from 1953? Isn't what Lauer asked GM CEO Mary Barra about whether she'll do "well" at being simultaneously an executive and a mom about, oh, 30 years past its...
  • Cadillac taps Infiniti chief Johan de Nysschen as new global president

    Cadillac employees woke up Friday morning with a new boss. GM’s luxury division announced that Johan de Nysschen would take over as president on Aug. 1. The 54-year-old South African will leave his post at Nissan, where he served as head of its...
  • Cadillac at a crossroads - again

    Cadillac at a crossroads - again
    DETROIT (Reuters) - Incoming Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen - the brand's third boss in two years - faces a daunting task that his predecessors failed to complete: How to reposition General Motors Co's 112-year-old premium brand as a true competitor...