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491GM's Barra Discusses Results Of Ignition Switch Investigation

Report highlighted a pattern of incompetence and neglect

General Motors said a pattern of "incompetence and neglect" led to a decade-long defect in an ignition switch that has killed at least 13 people, and probably more.

3GM Expected To Release Multiple Employees Over Ignition Switch Recall

Automaker continues to deal with fallout over delayed recall

General Motors is set to hold a major briefing on the results of its internal probe into the ignition switch debacle this morning, with early reports claiming that multiple employees could be terminated due to their role in the recall.

16Recalls Don't Dent General Motors' Sales Figures

Sales at the Detroit-based automaker have increased three percent in 2014

GM's recent spat of recalls have dented profits, but they haven't dampened America's enthusiasm for GM-made vehicles.

96GM Apologizes For Sending Recall Notifications To Crash Victims Families

The automaker apologized to grieving family members

General Motors apologized Tuesday to the families of accident victims who received recall notices on the cars that killed their loved ones.

29Reuters claiming at least 74 people killed due to faulty GM ignition switches

The study also found that the Chevy Cobalt and Saturn Ion were more likely to be involved in fatal crashes than their competitors.

AddGM Recalls 1.5 Million Cars For Steering Defect

Costs to GM may total $750 million in the first quarter

General Motors Co. said Monday it is recalling 1.5 million vehicles worldwide because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working, making them harder to steer.

111GM recalling another 1.3 million cars over power steering woes

When it rains, it pours. General Motors has announced yet another major recall, covering 1.3 million units in the American market over concerns that their power steering could suddenly fail. As reported by The Detroit News' David Shepardson, GM has now recalled nearly ten times as many cars as it did all of last year.

272Two More Recalls Push GM Total To 4.8 Million In A Month

GM announced it would recall 490,000 late-model pickup trucks and SUVs

General Motors announced two more recalls late Friday, bringing to 4.8 million the number of cars, trucks and SUVs the automaker has called back for repairs in the past month.

69Documents portray 'unsettling picture' of responses to GM ignition-switch problem

NHTSA Declined Investigation In '07; GM Said Cost Of Fix Was 'Too High' In '05

A senior investigator within the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wanted to open an investigation into defective Chevrolet Cobalt and Saturn Ion models in November 2007. The director of the agency's Defects Assessment Division had spotted a trend of airbag non-deployments in the two General Motors models – early evidence of a problem included four fatal accidents, 29 complaints and 14 field reports.

35General Motors expands ignition-switch recall again by 971,000 cars

Days before Congress holds hearings on why it took General Motors so long to let millions of car owners know about a potentially deadly defect, the car company admitted more cars are affected and is recalling nearly one million more cars globally.

25Lawsuits contend GM hasn't recalled all defective Cobalts

General Motors is facing additional lawsuits in California and Alabama relating to the faulty ignition switches that have forced it to recall some 1.6 million Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn vehicles. These suits are a bit different than GM's other legal issues, though.

47Senator wants DoJ to create GM victims' fund

US Senator Richard Blumenthal, a Democrat from Connecticut, is echoing the call of safety advocates in requesting that the Justice Department create a compensation fund for those killed or injured behind the wheel of General Motors vehicles with faulty ignition switches.

47Barra says recalled GM cars 'safe to drive' with one big 'if'

The ongoing investigation into General Motors' 1.6-million-car ignition recall continues to pick up steam, with most questions centering on what the company knew and when it knew it. On Tuesday, newly minted CEO Mary Barra held a press conference to directly address questions about GM's safety problems and their ramifications. In addition to public criticism and potential lawsuits, the business is facing multiple government examinations into how it handled the issue.

31US database may have overstated deaths in GM ignition switch recall

The FARS analysis didn't take into account fatal accidents where the airbags weren't supposed to deploy.

124303 deaths may be linked to GM ignition recall [UPDATE]

This issue could surpass the 27 Ford Pinto fire deaths and the 271 fatalities blamed on the Ford Explorer/Firestone debacle

53GM bankruptcy terms may limit liability in ignition-related recall lawsuits

General Motors is facing an investigation from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over its handling of a recall affecting roughly 1.6 million cars, but the automaker may have found a legal shield from possible future consumer lawsuits. The solution hinges on the old, pre-bankruptcy GM, and the new company that emerged afterward. While the name is the same, on paper they are technically different firms.

89GM's got 107 problems and NHTSA's No. 1

General Motors' problems with its recall of roughly 1.6-million vehicles continue to mount. Now that it has emerged that GM knew about the problem since at least 2004 but waited to recall vehicles until February 2014, regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have begun a much deeper investigation. NHTSA has sent a 27-page survey to GM that includes 107 questions about the timeline of what led up to the recall, and it has until April 3 to reply.

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