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GM Sets No Cap On Payouts To Compensate Ignition Switch Victims; Claims Begin August 1

GM Sets No Cap On Payouts To Compensate Ignition Switch Victims; Claims Begin August 1

General Motors has received plenty of criticism for its handling of the long-delayed ignition switch recall at the center of "Switchgate" -- and rightly so. But the company's still-new CEO, Mary Barra, has been working to get out in front of the problem through a series of internal investigations... read more

June 30, 2014 by  -
 
A running total of General Motors recalls as of June 13, 2014

More Recalls: 2010-14 Chevrolet Camaro, 2004-11 Saab 9-3, 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, 2014 Buick LaCrosse

General Motors is adding four more recalls to its already-long list of scheduled fixes. All four are for very different reasons, and most involve recent models, including the... read more June 13, 2014 by 


 
2012 Chevrolet Sonic

GM Recalls Another 89,000 Cars: Buick Verano, Chevrolet Cruze, Silverado, Sonic, GMC Sierra, More

Late last week, we published a roundup of General Motors' recalls for 2014. The next day, GM announced four more, affecting an array of Buick, Chevrolet, and GMC models from... read more June 9, 2014 by 


 
General Motors CEO Mary Barra answers questions from media

General Motors Fires 15 Employees, Releases Details Of Internal Ignition Switch Probe

General Motors has submitted a report to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration detailing its internal investigation of the company's highly publicized ignition... read more June 5, 2014 by 


 
Mary Barra

GM CEO Mary Barra: 7th Most-Powerful Woman In The World, According To Forbes

Forbes Magazine has released its list of the world's most powerful women. Some, like Angela Merkel (#1), Janet Yellen (#2), and Oprah Winfrey (#14) aren't especially... read more May 29, 2014 by 


 
Average emissions from light-duty vehicles, 1998-2013 (via the Union of Concerned Scientists)

Hyundai-Kia, Honda, Toyota Are America's Greenest Automakers, But All Are Improving

A new study of America's top eight automakers finds Asian brands to be the greenest of the bunch, while Detroit brands earn the lowest marks. However, all eight companies... read more May 28, 2014 by 


 
2008 Suzuki Forenza

2004-2008 Suzuki Forenza, 2005-2008 Reno Recalled, Just Like Their GM Siblings

Suzuki shut down its U.S. automotive operations back in 2012 (curiously, on the same day as our last presidential election), but plenty of the company's vehicles still roam... read more May 23, 2014 by 


 
69 words and phrases that GM employees were asked not to use in a 2008 slideshow

General Motors' List Of 69 Dirty Words Employees Shouldn't Say

Someone wiser than us -- possibly Anthony Weiner, possibly Mark Foley -- once said that love is fleeting, but the internet is forever. We think it's time to update that... read more May 19, 2014 by 


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

BREAKING: GM Acknowledges Slow Response To Ignition Flaw, Agrees To $35 Million Fine

General Motors has just published a statement confirming a groundbreaking agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Per the terms of the agreement... read more May 16, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Huge GM Recall: Chevrolet Corvette, Malibu, Silverado, Tahoe, Cadillac CTS, GMC Sierra, More

Early this morning, General Motors announced five separate recalls, affecting roughly 2.7 million Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Pontiac, and Saturn vehicles from the 2004 to 2015... read more May 15, 2014 by 


 
OnStar 4G LTE Buick Regal

Want Wi-Fi In Your Car? GM Announces Data Plans, Starting At $5 Per Month

Last year, General Motors promised to bring 4G LTE and wi-fi to millions of vehicles in 2014, courtesy of a partnership with AT&T. Now, the automaker has announced... read more May 13, 2014 by 


 
General Motors Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan

GM Worried About Class-Action Suits But Not Cash: Recalled-Car Incentives Boost Sales

General Motors' ongoing "Switchgate" saga continues today, as the company returns to bankruptcy court. According to the New York Times, the automaker isn't planning to... read more May 2, 2014 by 


 
2013 Cadillac SRX

2013 Cadillac SRX Recalled For Transmission Lag, 50,000+ Vehicles Affected

General Motors has issued a recall for the 2013 Cadillac SRX. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some SRX vehicles may suffer... read more May 1, 2014 by 


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

GM Begins Shipping Replacement Parts As Public Opinion Improves: Is The Worst Over?

General Motors has begun shipping the parts needed to repair Chevrolet, Pontiac, and Saturn models affected by GM's high-profile "Switchgate" recall. That's good news for the... read more April 24, 2014 by 


 
General Motors Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan

General Motors Fined $28,000 For Failure To Cooperate, Fee Could Go Much Higher

Blood has been drawn in the battle between safety regulators and General Motors: according to the New York Times, the automaker has been fined $28,000 for its failure to... read more April 9, 2014 by 


 
Gavel. Image: Brian Turner

Federal Judge Could Force GM To Park All Vehicles Involved In Switchgate

The fate of 2.59 million flawed automobiles could be determined in Corpus Christi, Texas today. According to Bloomberg, that's where U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos... read more April 3, 2014 by 


 

 
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