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Roundup: All The GM Recalls Of 2014
Roundup: All The GM Recalls Of 2014

Need to catch up on all the recent GM recalls and verify what might affect your vehicle? General Motors has since earlier this year released regular updates on a table outlining its vehicle recalls so far in 2014—including the much-covered ignition-switch-related recalls. And it's actually a...Read More»

GM Takes Cue From Amazon, Builds Its Own Infotainment System On Android post thumbnail
GM Takes Cue From Amazon, Builds Its Own Infotainment System On Android

Here's what we know: 1. Consumers generally hate infotainment systems designed by automakers. (Sometimes, they hate them so much, they file lawsuits.) 2. All that hatred has had an impact on quality and reliability ratings. 3. Both Apple and Google hope to improve the infotainment experience with...Read More»

GM Really Wants You To Get Your Ignition Switch Repaired, Offers $25 Gift Card If You Do post thumbnail
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 for repairs. Like, now. Despite the fact that GM issued the recalls months ago, and despite the attention the recalls have...Read More»

NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List Of Every U.S. Car Affected post thumbnail
NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List Of Every U.S. Car Affected

This is not a good time for Takata. Faulty propellant has caused the Japanese company's airbags to rip upon deployment, spraying passengers with shrapnel. That's led to a years-long series of recalls affecting more than 12 million vehicles around the world -- a number that ticked up by 247,000...Read More»

27 Deaths Linked To Ignition Switch Flaw In GM Vehicles, Count May Rise Before December 31 Cutoff post thumbnail
27 Deaths Linked To Ignition Switch Flaw In GM Vehicles, Count May Rise Before December 31 Cutoff

When consumers affected by faulty ignition switches began filing claims against General Motors on August 1, there were only 12 deaths linked to the malfunctioning parts. According to Detroit News, however, at least 27 fatalities and 26 injuries have now been attributed to the flawed switches -- and...Read More»

GM Recalls Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Spark, Saab 9-4X, Stops Sales Of Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon post thumbnail
GM Recalls Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Spark, Saab 9-4X, Stops Sales Of Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon

Over the past few days, General Motors has issued new recalls and clarified details about existing recalls that affect more than 500,000 vehicles around the globe. The company also issued a stop-sale for two pickups due to airbag flaws. Including the latter, GM has initiated some 75 recalls since...Read More»

New GM Recalls: Buick Enclave; Cadillac Escalade; Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban; GMC Yukon; More post thumbnail
New GM Recalls: Buick Enclave; Cadillac Escalade; Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban; GMC Yukon; More

General Motors has announced a new recall -- its 69th of the year -- affecting nearly 118,000 late-model vehicles. According to the New York Times, the recall includes the following makes and models, which span all four GM brands: Buick 2014 Buick Enclave Cadillac 2013-14 Cadillac CTS 2013-14...Read More»

Start Spreading The News: Cadillac Ditches Detroit, Moves HQ To New York post thumbnail
Start Spreading The News: Cadillac Ditches Detroit, Moves HQ To New York

Where Scotland failed, Cadillac has succeeded: General Motors' luxury brand gained independence this week and is making plans to relocate to New York. Well, sort of. According to GM, Cadillac is being spun off into a separate business unit. As GM's president Dan Ammann explains, "With the...Read More»

2013-2015 Cadillac XTS, 2014-2015 Chevrolet Impala Recalled For Fire Risk post thumbnail
2013-2015 Cadillac XTS, 2014-2015 Chevrolet Impala Recalled For Fire Risk

General Motors has issued a recall for select Cadillac XTS vehicles from the 2013-2015 model years and select Chevrolet Impalas from 2014-2015. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles could suffer from a software glitch in the...Read More»

GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Reaches 19, Could Go Higher post thumbnail
GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Reaches 19, Could Go Higher

When we look back on 2014, the automotive story of the year will almost certainly be the huge number of recalls -- particularly, those from General Motors, intended to fix faulty ignition switches. Though the "Switchgate" scandal has slipped out of the headlines for now, it continues to unfold. The...Read More»

Cadillac Brings Semi-Autonomous Driving To GM Lineup In 2016 post thumbnail
Cadillac Brings Semi-Autonomous Driving To GM Lineup In 2016

A year ago, Toyota announced plans to sell autonomous cars -- or at least semi-autonomous cars -- by the mid-2010s. Tesla expects to launch similar models around the same time, and Google could be operating on an even zippier production schedule. But what about Detroit? At least one domestic brand...Read More»

General Motors May Be The First To Offer Cars That Detect Distracted Drivers post thumbnail
General Motors May Be The First To Offer Cars That Detect Distracted Drivers

Distracted driving is a hot topic these days. Beyond the usual distractions of burgers, babies, and blush, now we have to deal with smartphones, infotainment systems, and a host of other bright, shiny things. Many companies and organizations have tried to put the brakes on distracted driving, from...Read More»

More GM Recalls: Buick Encore; Cadillac ATS; Chevrolet Aveo, Impala, Spark; Pontiac G3; Saturn VUE post thumbnail
More GM Recalls: Buick Encore; Cadillac ATS; Chevrolet Aveo, Impala, Spark; Pontiac G3; Saturn VUE

General Motors has issued yet another round of safety recalls affecting cars both new and old. The five recalls summarized in a statement from the automaker include 310,189 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Pontiac, and Saturn vehicles from model years 2002 to 2015: READ: The 17 Most Important New Cars...Read More»

Did GM's Website Tell You That Your Car Wasn't Recalled? Check Again post thumbnail
Did GM's Website Tell You That Your Car Wasn't Recalled? Check Again

If you own a General Motors car, truck, or SUV and you've recently checked the company's customer service website to see if your vehicle has been recalled, you should probably check again. According to Detroit News, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that GM's website has been...Read More»

Yes, Shoppers Believe That GM Has Changed, But They're Still Unsure About Quality post thumbnail
Yes, Shoppers Believe That GM Has Changed, But They're Still Unsure About Quality

Last December, General Motors turned a corner. The U.S. government sold its last shares of GM stock, officially ending GM's highly publicized bailout, and to mark the occasion, GM announced a new CEO, Mary Barra, the first woman to helm a major automaker. Barra's first few months in the corner...Read More»

General Motors Issues Six New Recalls Affecting 823,000 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC Vehicles post thumbnail
General Motors Issues Six New Recalls Affecting 823,000 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC Vehicles

For much of the spring, it seemed as if General Motors issued a new round of recalls every other day, but the automaker has been largely quiet on that front for over three weeks. Could the recall party be coming to an end? Based on a new press release from GM, the answer is probably "no". ALSO SEE...Read More»

GM Tells Used Car Dealers To Stop Selling 2003-13 Cadillac CTS, 2004-06 Cadillac SRX post thumbnail
GM Tells Used Car Dealers To Stop Selling 2003-13 Cadillac CTS, 2004-06 Cadillac SRX

On June 30, General Motors added 8.4 million vehicles to its still-growing list of recalls. Among the affected models were more than 616,000 units of the 2003-14 Cadillac CTS and 2004-06 Cadillac SRX, which suffer from "unintended ignition key rotation". (That's the same sort of issue affecting...Read More»

GM Recalls 8.4 Million More Vehicles: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Saab post thumbnail
GM Recalls 8.4 Million More Vehicles: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Saab

Since February, it seems as if General Motors has issued a massive new round of recalls every couple of days. Today is no exception. The six recalls listed below affect a range of current and former GM brands, from model year 1997 to 2014. Though GM hasn't revealed complete details about the...Read More»

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

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