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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled To Fix Gear Indicator
2013 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled To Fix Gear Indicator

General Motors has issued a recall for select models of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu. A bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could lead to an accident. The problem is rooted in the Malibu's transmission...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Volt
2016 Chevrolet Volt Priced $1,200 Cheaper Than 2015 Model, Starts At $33,995

If you've just purchased a 2015 Chevrolet Volt, we have a bit of bad news: General Motors has announced pricing for the 2016 Volt, and it's about $1,200 cheaper than what you paid for yours. ALSO SEE: Best SUVs For Tall Drivers For model-year 2016, the Volt will start at $33,995, including...Read More»

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Do You Really Own Your Car? GM, John Deere Say "No"

When it comes to cars, there are plenty of reasons to buy instead of lease. For starters, when we buy, we're making a capital investment. Though that investment will depreciate over time, we'll still get a chunk of our money back. Also, even in the increasingly rent-friendly, ridesharing economy...Read More»

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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 it from a number of lawsuits stemming from last year's Switchgate fiasco. Unfortunately for GM, that may not be the end of...Read More»

2015 Buick Encore
2015 Buick Encore, Chevrolet Trax Recalled To Fix Power Steering Flaw

General Motors has issued a recall for Buck Encore and Chevrolet Trax vehicles from the 2015 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical flaw that could cause them to lose power steering suddenly...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Malibu
2013-2015 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled For Sunroof Switch Glitch

General Motors has issued a recall for 2013-2015 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles that came equipped with sunroofs. According to Detroit News, the switch that's used to open and close those sunroofs is overly sensitive, which could lead to pinched fingers -- or worse. WATCH: 2015 Cadillac Escalade Video...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Volt
2011-2013 Chevrolet Volt Recalled To Upgrade Software & Ensure It Shuts Off

General Motors has announced a recall of the 2011-2013 Chevrolet Volt. As our colleagues at Green Car Reports note, the recall is intended to upgrade the car's software and ensure that it shuts off when the vehicle isn't being used. DON'T MISS: GM Cuts Warranty On Chevrolet, GMC Vehicles From...Read More»

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 Motors Company. The name change may not have seemed significant to the public, but in fact, it meant that the "old GM" was dead...Read More»

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 vehicles for service. READ: Chevrolet Bolt Electric Car Production Begins In Michigan In 2016 But among all the car companies doing...Read More»

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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 switches. By December, the fund's administrator, Kenneth Feinberg, had approved a total of 42 wrongful death claims and 58 to...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Traverse LTZ
GM Stops Sale Of 2015 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia In Wake Of Goodyear Recall

General Motors spent most of 2014 juggling recalls, like the headline-grabbing "Switchgate" recall meant to repair ignition switches used in millions of GM vehicles. This year, however, one of GM's first safety actions has little to do with the company itself and everything to do with Goodyear...Read More»

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Cadillac's Johan de Nysschen Wants More High-Tech Boutiques (Like The Ones He Envisioned At Audi)

The new president of Cadillac, Johan de Nysschen, is putting his own stamp on General Motors' luxury brand. And in keeping with de Nysschen's unique style -- which often walks a line between arrogant and absurd -- he's turning a few heads. Last September, we learned that Cadillac was pulling up...Read More»

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OnStar's AtYourService Tells Drivers About Nearby Deals, Parking, Hotel Rooms, And More

Yesterday, we told you about some new features that will soon come to General Motors' OnStar, including predictive diagnostics and driving assessment. But as Steve Jobs used to say, there's one more thing: OnStar is also getting a shopping service that connects drivers with nearby deals, parking...Read More»

Chevrolet's new OnStar services, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show
OnStar Adds High-Tech Tools To Predict Maintenance Needs & Offer Insurance Discounts

America's biggest auto event -- the North American International Auto Show, better known as the Detroit Auto Show -- kicks off in just a few days, but General Motors is getting a jump on the fun by announcing two upgrades to its onboard infotainment service, OnStar. The first of those upgrades lets...Read More»

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, Chevrolet, and GMC vehicles around the globe, the recall pushes GM's total recalls for 2014 north of the 30.4 million mark. 2014 IN...Read More»

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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, that number shot up to 13, and it's been climbing ever since. GM eventually started a fund to pay for claims associated with...Read More»

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GM Recalls 316,000 Buick, Chevrolet, GMC, Isuzu, Saab Vehicles For Headlamp Problems

General Motors is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles to fix problems with their headlamps. According to Auto News, the problem stems from an issue with the headlamp driver module. ALSO SEE: Honda Failed To Report 1,729 Death & Injury Claims To U.S. Regulators, $35 Million Fine Possible...Read More»

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 know that the man in charge of that program, Kenneth Feinberg, has extended the deadline for filings. When the program launched...Read More»

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 the automaker's internal, highly bureaucratic structure is largely to blame. Now, according to Detroit News, we've also...Read More»

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