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  • GM ignition compensation approved for 29 deaths

    The leader of the GM Ignition Compensation Fund has approved settlements for surviving families in 29 fatal accidents involving defective ignition switches. As of Friday, Kenneth Feinberg, who is directing the assessment of all claims, had received 184...
  • NHTSA Urges Quick Fix of Defective Airbags

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is counseling owners of vehicles affected by the massive Takata airbag recall to act fast to replace their defective airbags. The recall, expanded several times during the year, involves airbags that...
  • Exclusive: Takata engineers struggled to maintain air bag quality, documents reveal

    MEXICO CITY/DETROIT/TOKYO (Reuters) - Manufacturing problems with Takata Corp air bags go beyond what the Tokyo-based company has disclosed to U.S. safety regulators about why the devices are at risk of exploding with dangerous force, according to...
  • Embattled General Motors general counsel Millikin to retire

    General Motors said its general counsel, Michael Millikin, will retire early next year. Millikin, the top legal officer at the automaker, has come under intense scrutiny for the way his department handled death and injury claims for a defective ignition...
  • GM's top lawyer, hammered during recall hearing in Congress, to retire

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's top lawyer will retire early next year, months after his department was heavily criticized for how it handled the automaker's defective ignition switch that has been linked to at least 27 deaths. Michael Millikin,...
  • U.S. stocks slide allows short sellers to smile again

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The stock market's long-suffering short sellers finally have something to smile about.     Investors who make a living betting that stock prices will fall are in a position to profit handsomely as the U.S. equity market sinks, with its...
  • GM's third-quarter global vehicle sales up 2 percent on strong China, U.S. demand

    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's global sales rose 2 percent in the third quarter, driven by strong demand in the two largest auto markets in the world, China and the United States. The No. 1 U.S. automaker said it sold 2,449,595 cars and trucks,...
  • GM sides with U.S. wireless carriers in net neutrality fight

    Top U.S. automaker General Motors Co has emerged as a heavyweight ally of the wireless carriers battling against stricter Internet traffic rules, with a new letter that linked the issue to wirelessly connected cars. In a letter to a Federal...
  • GM China sales surge in September; Ford falters slightly

    General Motors' China sales rose 15 percent in September to 319,936 vehicles, following the introduction of a new Chevrolet Cruze in the world's largest auto market. Ford, a much smaller player in China, saw its sales dip by 236 vehicles to 95,875 for...
  • Technology is turning our cars into smartphones

    Behind the wheel of a 2015 Acura TLX, Danny Martin tells the car to shoot him a text message on his iPhone. "Tell Danny Martin: 'Isn't there a lot of technologies in this car?'" he commands. The voice behind the dashboard says it will. And within a...
  • GM says Sept China auto sales up 15.2 percent year-on-year

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - General Motors Co and its Chinese joint ventures sold 319,936 vehicles in China in September, up 15.2 percent from a year earlier, the U.S. automaker said on Friday. That follows a 14.0 percent year-on-year rise in August and a 12....