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15Arizona suing GM for $3 billion over recalls

General Motors is facing even more legal trouble after recalling roughly 26.6 million vehicles in the US this year. The latest case comes from the Arizona Attorney General and alleges that GM executives knew about the problems with its models but avoided disclosing them to the public. At its maximum, the suit could force the automaker to pay $3 billion.

5GM Compensation Expert Extends Claims Deadline

Deadline has been extended until Jan. 31, 2015

The deadline for victims of crashes caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches has been extended for a month as the death toll rose to 33.

1GM extends deadline on ignition-switch compensation

Victims of faulty ignition switches in General Motors vehicles have been given an additional month to apply for compensation. This comes as administrator Kenneth Feinberg and his team increase their efforts to reach those potentially eligible for recompense under the program. The deadline, which was previously set for the last day of this calendar year, has now been extended to January 31, 2015.

23Weekly Recap: Ignition-switch recall stirs new controversy for GM

Plus: Chevy Brings Chaparral To LA Show, 2015 Ford F-150 Enters Production, Henrik Fisker Teams Up With Galpin

GM has recalled an estimated 2.6 million vehicles for the ignition switches, and it's believed at least 32 deaths have resulted from the crashes.

32How GM's OnStar is building a better Check Engine Light

Cars Will Warn Of Failures Before They Happen

Soon, OnStar will be used to mine your car's systems and compare its findings against vast pools of data in the cloud.

52Amid protests, GM's Mary Barra steps back from award ceremony [UPDATE]

National Women's History Museum Had Intended To Honor CEO

UPDATE: Earlier today, it was unclear whether Mary Barra had recused herself from the upcoming National Women's History Museum awards ceremony or if museum officials had rescinded her invitation. Both General Motors and a museum spokesperson now say the decision was made by Barra and GM.

69GM laying off 510 amidst slow Cadillac, small car sales

General Motors is laying off about 510 workers from two factories beginning in January, and it could be months before the automaker needs some of that latent capacity to come back on line. A combination of poor sales and high dealer inventories are prompting the cutbacks, according to Automotive News.

299Senator Angry Over Latest General Motors Ignition-Switch Revelations

Blumenthal says GM continues to conceal information

Following fresh revelations that General Motors has continued to conceal information related to its ongoing safety crisis, a leading US Senator has called the company's conduct "outrageous" and called for more hearings on Capitol Hill.

37GM allegedly ordered 500k replacement ignition switches months before recall [UPDATE]

It appears that General Motors began preparing for its ignition switch recall far earlier than previously known. According to emails viewed by The Wall Street Journal, a contract worker for the automaker allegedly placed an order for 500,000 replacement ignition switches from Delphi to prepare for the repairs on December 18, 2013. However, the actual recall for the parts wasn't announced until two months later in February 2014, and it had to be expanded several times afterwards to cover an incre

18Recharge Wrap-up: Chevy Volt's new, improved powertrain; Inabikari wants to build Tesla Model X fighter

Interview With Hyundai Hydrogen Boss; New Emissions Rules Will Mean Design Changes

We knew the 2016 Chevrolet Volt's new powertrain would provide more range, but we didn't know how much. According to GM's Executive Director Larry Nitz, it is about 12 percent more, overall. "I can't think of a powertrain we've re-engineered more extensively within a five-year period than this one," he said. The battery, electric drive system and gasoline generator have all been reworked to allow for an overall driving range of up to 425 miles, with electric range speculated to reach 42 miles or

22GM faces $2B hit if bankruptcy protection provision fails

General Motors could face settlements totaling near $2 billion if US bankruptcy judge Robert Gerber rules that executives knew the company might be liable to owners of cars with faulty ignition switches built before its July 2009 bankruptcy. An additional $500 million, according to calculations by Bloomberg News, could be added to that total for vehicles with bad ignition switches that were built post-bankruptcy.

18GM nixes fleet-only Chevy Captiva Sport

Well, guys, it looks like Saturn is finally dead in the United States once and for all. According to Automotive News, Chevrolet has discontinued production of its fleet-only Captiva Sport – a rebadged Saturn Vue – after three years on the market. The very last US-spec Captiva Sport was built in Mexico in August. GM will still produce the vehicle for sale in the Mexican market, as well as for export.

34Nearly Half Of Recalled GM Vehicles Still Not Fixed

Another motorist may have died last month as a result of ignition-switch defect

Eight months later, nearly half of all vehicles recalled by General Motors for faulty ignition switches have yet to be fixed.

87Manchester United stars spurning free Corvettes and Camaros

High-profile soccer players, or footballers as they're known outside the US, in the English Premier League are known for two things – excellent footwork and a propensity for writing off a wide variety of high-dollar automobiles. Considering their questionable driving talents, then, we'd think the fact that the players of Chevrolet-sponsored Manchester United are ignoring the team's free fleet of Camaros and Corvettes for their own vehicles isn't necessarily a bad thing for the team's spons

1Recharge Wrap-up: Indianapolis to switch 425 fleet vehicles to EVs, Chevy Corvette provides bat habitats

Vehicle-To-Grid Could Mean Longer EV Range In US; LG Chem Breaks Ground In China

Indianapolis will deploy 425 battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles as part of its municipal fleet by 2016. The fleet will include such cars as the Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt and Ford Fusion Energi. The city will also reduce its overall fleet by 100 vehicles. In all, the revised group - called the "Freedom Fleet" - will save $8.7 million and 2.2 million gallons of gasoline over 10 years. Read more at Hybrid Cars.

14Recharge Wrap-up: Toyota FCV Rally Car To Compete, Barra bullish on Chevy Volt

18 Percent Of US Drivers Have Used Carsharing; Ethanol Producers Complain Of Slow Rail Shipping

The Toyota FCV will compete in the last stage of the 2014 Japanese Rally Championship. The sport-tuned hydrogen-powered car will tackle the 177-mile Shinshiro Rally on November 1 and 2, emitting no greenhouse gases in the process. The rally course will help prove the safety of the vehicle before it goes on sale in Japan in the next several months. The Toyota FCV, rumored to be called "Mirai" in Japan, will begin sales there before April, according to Toyota, and in the summer in the US and Europ

1462015 Cadillac ATS Coupe

An Anonymous Standout

Cadillac has become a very, very different company since the dawn of the new millenium. Its turn-of-the-century lineup, consisting of staid offerings like the Seville, DeVille and Eldorado, represented the Old Cadillac. These cars were plagued with Old GM quality issues and catered to a more elderly audience. Since the company's Art and Science design language arrived, though, we've seen Cadillac flesh out its lineup in a big way, introducing notable and (so far) enduring products, like the the

2GM expanding Lansing Lambda CUV plant

Considering that crossovers are a rapidly growing portion of the US auto market, it's not surprising to hear that General Motors is preparing to build even more of them. The company is investing $63 million to expand its Lansing Delta Township Assembly plant that builds Lambda platform CUVs like the Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave.

441 In 5 Vehicles Has Been Recalled This Year

2014 has seen a total of 544 recalls, or about two a day

CNN Money is reporting that 2014 has seen a total of 544 recalls, or about two a day, so far. Those recalls have afflicted 52 million vehicles, or about one in every five on US roads

2Holden chief Gerry Dorizas exits GM stage left

Holden had a crisis of leadership over the past few years. GM's Australian division had three chief executives in as many years, before Mike Devereux steered it through a period of relative stability for the better part of three years. Devereux was succeeded earlier this year by Gerry Dorizas, but after less than eight months on the job, Dorizas is stepping down, too.

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