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GM dodges some, but not all, Switchgate lawsuits

GM dodges some, but not all, Switchgate lawsuits

Last week was something of a roller coaster for General Motors and its legal team. On Wednesday, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that GM could indeed be sued for damages stemming from the faulty ignition switches installed on vehicles made before GM's 2009 restructuring. Because those... read more

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Michael Horn, CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, in 'Dieselgate' video

Volkswagen Sums Up Diesel Situation, Admits Guilt On Info Site

After a week of being in the headlines deceiving the federal government and the public over its TDI "clean diesel" vehicles, Volkswagen has rolled out a new consumer-facing... read more September 28, 2015 by


 
General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

Today: General Motors Agrees To $900 Million Criminal Fine For Faulty Ignition Switches

In February 2014, General Motors recalled 780,000 older Chevrolet and Pontiac cars to replace flawed ignition switches. It seemed like a very large recall, but we had no way... read more September 17, 2015 by


 
General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

GM's Ignition Switch Findings: 124 Deaths, 275 Injuries

For more than a year, Ken Feinberg and his team have had the grim task of sorting through thousands of claims against General Motors, all of which allege that the company's... read more August 25, 2015 by


 
General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

GM Dodges The Bullet In Court: So Now What Happens To Ignition Switch Complaints?

This week, General Motors prevailed in a very important court case. According to Auto News, a U.S. bankruptcy judge has ruled that the automaker's 2009 restructuring shields... read more April 17, 2015 by


 
General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

2009 Bankruptcy May Not Fully Protect GM From Ignition-Switch Lawsuits

In 2009, General Motors Corporation underwent a very quick, very contentious bankruptcy. In the course of just a few short weeks, the automaker transformed into General... read more February 18, 2015 by


 
Gary Pittam performs recall service on a Chevrolet Cobalt Thursday, April 17, 2014

Nearly 64 Million Vehicles Recalled In 2014 -- A New Record, Thanks To GM & Takata

Was 2014 really the "Year of the Recall"? You better believe it: according to Detroit News, as of December 31, 63.95 million U.S. vehicles had been recalled by automakers... read more February 13, 2015 by


 
General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

GM's Total Bill For 2014 Recalls Is $4.1 Billion: What About 2015?

2014 may go down in history as the Year of the Recall. Every time you refreshed your favorite news feed, it seemed like another automaker was asking owners to bring in... read more February 5, 2015 by


 
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'Switchgate' Death Toll Hits 50; GM Declines To Extend Claim Deadline Past Saturday

Last summer, General Motors created a compensation fund for motorists and passengers who'd been injured or killed in accidents linked to the automaker's flawed ignition... read more January 29, 2015 by


 
GM recalls for 2014 (as of December 31, 2014)

GM's 2014 Recall Tally Tops 30 Million With Recall Of Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Silverado, More

Last Wednesday, December 31, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed General Motors' final recall for 2014. Affecting more than 92,000 Cadillac... read more January 5, 2015 by


 
General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

GM Ignition Switch Fund Reaches Grim Milestone: 100 Approved Claims For Injuries & Deaths

When problems with General Motors' ignition switches first began making headlines last winter, there were reports of six deaths linked to the faulty devices. Two weeks later... read more December 17, 2014 by


 
Kenneth Feinberg

GM Ignition Switch Compensation Chief Pushes Back Deadline To File Claims To January 31, 2015

If you've been planning to file a claim with the General Motors Ignition Compensation program but haven't had time to finish the necessary paperwork, you'll be relieved to... read more November 21, 2014 by


 
U.S. Capitol

Legislators Want Nationwide Recall Of Takata Airbags, Introduce New Whistleblower Protections

By almost any metric, the long, drawn-out, still-evolving Takata airbag recall has been a disaster. But a push to simplify the patchwork of recalls and protect auto industry... read more November 20, 2014 by


 
General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

GM Scrambled To Get Ignition Switches Two Months Before Official Recall Announcement

If we've learned nothing else from the investigation of General Motors' botched handling of its massive -- and massively delayed -- ignition switch recall, we've learned that... read more November 11, 2014 by


 
General Motors ignition assembly parts, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014

GM Really Wants You To Get Your Ignition Switch Repaired, Offers $25 Gift Card If You Do

You know those ignition switch recalls you've been hearing so much about? If you own a car affected by those recalls, General Motors would really like for you to bring it in... read more November 5, 2014 by


 
Gary Pittam performs recall service on a Chevrolet Cobalt Thursday, April 17, 2014

GM Recalls Will Cut Into Union Workers' Bonus Checks

For General Motors [NYSE: GM], this year’s record recalls—especially its ignition-related recalls—will almost surely end up costing not just the company... read more October 28, 2014 by


 

 
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