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  • Many 'green' cars carry greenhouse gas

    America's electric cars are better for the environment, but they share a dirty little secret. The Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf and Tesla Roadster all use a super greenhouse gas known as HFC 134a as the refrigerant for their air conditioners. The liquid...
  • Dealers say GM customer anxiety rising, sales may suffer

    Dealers say GM customer anxiety rising, sales may suffer
    BOSTON (Reuters) - An ignition switch defect linked to deadly crashes and mounting recalls is raising anxiety in General Motors Co showrooms, according to dealers who are fielding more calls from customers concerned about the safety of GM cars. The...
  • GM must come clean, compensate victims

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Thursday, April 3: For the car-buying public indeed, for all drivers the news from the latest General Motors scandal is deeply discouraging: Some companies remain loath to reveal mistakes even...
  • Watch Jon Stewart and the Daily Show skewer GM over ignition recalls

     
    Filed under: Recalls, Safety, Videos, GM, Humor We love a good Jon Stewart take down rant. The Daily Show host has grown to be a master, taking aim at targets as common as the politics and as unusual as Chicago-style pizza (to this day, one of his...
  • Senators condemn General Motors' ongoing 'culture of coverups'

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal GM CEO Mary Barra worked to distance herself from a problem that originated more than a decade ago. Despite much rhetoric about a reformed corporate culture at General Motors, several US senators said Wednesday the company's....
  • Edward Niedermeyer: GM's Barra knows nothing about anything

    The last time Congress convened hearings on an automotive safety scandal, during the early 2010 furor over sudden unintended acceleration in Toyotas, the crucial takeaway was how little members of Congress understood cars or the car business. This week,...
  • GM adds Clinton-era veteran to crisis-management team

    General Motors Co. has hired Jeff Eller, a Clinton-era crisis communications expert, to join a growing team to help the automaker deal with an ignition switch recall that has been tied to 31 crashes and 13 deaths and is now part of congressional...
  • Crece preocupación de clientes de GM por seguridad de autos, aunque ventas suben en marzo

    Por Tim McLaughlin BOSTON (Reuters) - Un defecto en el arranque relacionado con choques mortales y crecientes retiros para revisión está aumentando la ansiedad en los locales de venta de General Motors Co, según concesionarios que enfrentan cada vez...
  • Mary Barra: GM has 'civic responsibility' to compensate crash victims

    Mary Barra: GM has 'civic responsibility' to compensate crash victims
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Tuesday she wants to find out if GM engineering employees executed a coverup or were merely incompetent in failing to recall a defective part linked to 13 deaths. In testimony before a House Energy and Commerce...
  • GM sales in March up 4% despite recalls

    GM sales in March up 4% despite recalls
    Despite General Motors' recent recall of millions of its cars — and several investigations into the issue — buyers are still streaming into GM dealerships. The beleaguered automaker announced Tuesday that sales in March rose 4% compared with...
  • Senators attack culture of GM

    For just a few million dollars, General Motors Co. could have replaced a defective ignition switch that ultimately has been linked to 13 deaths and is expected to cost the automaker billions in repairs, fines and litigation. GM need only have spent an...