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  • Google, Detroit diverge on road map for self-driving cars

    SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - In 2012, a small team of Google Inc engineers and business staffers met with several of the world's largest car makers, to discuss partnerships to build self-driving cars. In one meeting, both sides were enthusiastic...
  • GM compensation fund will pay millions to switch-defect victims

    GM compensation fund will pay millions to switch-defect victims
    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 victim compensation to start at $1 million

    GM victim compensation to start at $1 million
    The compensation fund for victims of General Motors Co's defective ignition switch will be open to a broad range of people, with family members of those who died as a result eligible for at least $1 million, the attorney in charge of the fund said on...
  • 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,...
  • GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles

    GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles
    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's website for owners of its vehicles recalled for faulty ignition switches has been expanded to include all 20 models involved, the automaker said. The site launched in April initially informed owners of the 2.59...