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    Recalls: GM recall woes continue with 662,000 pickup trucks and Cruze sedans [UPDATE]
    2014-03-29

    UPDATE: This story has been amended from its originally published version to include new information including a Cruze recall press release and a quote from General Motors. General Motors can't seem to get its name out of the "bad news" column. Two more recalls were announced late Friday evening that will see The General calling in 490,200 fullsize ...

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    Report: Chevy issues stop-sale order for turbocharged Cruze
    2014-03-28

    According to a recent report in Automotive News, General Motors has issued a stop-sale order on some of its 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Cruze models. No reason has been given, although this is hardly good news for GM - the Cruze was the automaker's best-seller in 2013. The order affects models with the 1.4-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder – according ...

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    Report: Lawsuits contend GM hasn't recalled all defective Cobalts
    2014-03-25

    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. In the California case, a suit was filed with a federal court in San Francisco alleging ...

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    Report: GM's got 107 problems and NHTSA's No. 1
    2014-03-06

    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 ...

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    Breaking: GM expands ignition switch recall to over 1.3 million cars amid climbing death toll
    2014-02-25

    588,000 Saturn Sky, Saturn Ion, Pontiac Solstice and Chevy HHR models join the 778,000 cars already being recalled. General Motors has announced a massive expansion of a 778,000-unit recall we told you about two weeks ago, doubling not only the total number of cars affected but expanding the recall beyond Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 models ...

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    Report: GM knew about fatal Chevy ignition problem decade before recall
    2014-02-21

    Well, this is not good for General Motors. Following a report last week that GM was recalling 778,000 Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 compacts over concerns that the ignition could switch out of the "run" position without warning, USA Today reports that the Detroit-based behemoth knew about the issue, which affected 2005 to 2007 Cobalts (the Cobalt shown ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 778,000 Cobalts and G5s, six deaths reported
    2014-02-13

    General Motors has announced that it will be recalling 778,562 compact cars after six people were killed in accidents, partially due to the airbags' failure to deploy. An issue with the ignition switch is causing the airbag issues, as well as causing the engine and other components to shut off without warning. The recall covers the 2005 to 2007 model year ...

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    Recalls: 370,000 new Silverado and Sierra pickups recalled over fire risk
    2014-01-10

    General Motors announced late Friday that it will recall around 370,000 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra fullsize pickups from the 2014 model year over a possible fire risk. The recall covers select 4.3-liter V6 and 5.3-liter V8 models, which can evidently suffer engine compartment fires due to the overheating of exhaust components. GM notes that the ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling Silverado and Sierra HD diesel pickups over fuel gauge follies
    2014-01-03

    General Motors is recalling 9,733 of its heavy-duty twins over concerns with their 6.6-liter diesel engines and dual fuel tanks. The recall covers some Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD pickups from model years 2012 and 2013, although the exact dates that the recalled trucks were built isn't specified. There's also no mention of how many models ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 1.5M cars in China for faulty bracket
    2013-12-27

    General Motors and its Chinese partners have announced their second recall in the People's Republic this year, following a 2,653-unit recall of the Cadillac SRX earlier this year. This latest recall affects nearly 1.5 million cars built between 2006 and 2012. It's not explicitly stated, but as there's no movement from the US NHTSA, we suspect that the ...

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    Recalls: 59k Chevy Malibus recalled for fire risks, faulty defrosters
    2013-11-15

    Chevrolet will be recalling 59,000 Malibu sedans in a pair of recalls, according to a report from Reuters. Around 15,000 cars are being recalled over concerns that a bad wiring harness could start a fire, while another 44,000 units need repairs for issues in the HVAC system. The 15,000 Malibus being recalled over fire concerns are 2013 models fitted with ...

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    Recalls: Chevy recalling 2013-14 Camaro models over airbag stickers that don't
    2013-11-01

    According to Edmunds, Chevrolet is recalling 18,941 Camaro models in the United States due to airbag warning stickers on the sun visors that may peel off. This might not seem like a big deal, but, as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration puts it, "If the airbag warning label detaches from the visor, the driver and front seat passenger may not ...

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    Report: How tiny recalls are becoming the new norm
    2013-10-31

    Due to the nature of mass production, a faulty part on a car can cause a recall numbering in the tens to hundreds of thousands of vehicles, even if not all of the cars in the recall are defective and need a fix. "Better safe than sorry" is the mantra. But over the past few years, automakers have learned how to perform recalls much more efficiently by ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 22K Silverado and Sierra trucks for seat issue
    2013-10-09

    General Motors will recall 21,721 of its new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups over front seats that could move if the vehicle is hit from behind. Affected vehicles all feature manual adjustments for the two front seats, according to a report from Automotive News. Of the nearly 22,000 vehicles covered under the action, the overwhelming ...

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    Report: Chevy recalling 1,600 Sonic subcompacts over fire risk
    2013-10-07

    General Motors is voluntarily recalling more than 1,600 model-year 2013-2014 Chevrolet Sonic sedans and hatchbacks due to potentially faulty fuel tank strap welds, the The Detroit News reports. According to GM, "If the strap bracket separates, the fuel tank would rest on the exhaust pipe or plastic fuel tank shield, and owners may hear a rattling or ...

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    Followup: NHTSA upgrades Corvette headlight investigation
    2013-08-27

    It's looking more and more likely that we'll be seeing a recall of certain sixth-generation Corvettes, as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upgraded its initial investigation to an engineering analysis, the final stage before the Feds can request a full-on recall. The problems, which we first reported on back in May, had to do with ...

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    Report: Chevy recalling 293k Cruze models over potential brake failure
    2013-08-16

    According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, General Motors is getting ready to recall around 293,000 Chevrolet Cruze models due to an issue with the power-assisted brakes. On 2011 and 2012 model year Cruze models equipped with the 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and the six-speed automatic transmission (a combination that excludes the Cruze ...

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    Report: GM execs fired over fraudulent India emissions testing
    2013-07-29

    General Motors hadn't had a recall in India since 1995. That changed when it was discovered that certain employees were playing tricks with local emissions testing in order to ensure passing grades for engines. More than ten GM Powertrain employees in India and the US have been let go over the ensuing emissions flap, including Sam Winegarden, VP of global ...

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    Recalls: GM reportedly recalling select 2014 Silverado, Sierra pickups over airbag issue
    2013-07-21

    General Motors is recalling 843 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Crew Cab pickups, due to a fault with the vehicle's airbags. According to GM, the airbags may not inflate properly in the event of a crash. There haven't been any crashes or injuries associated with this recall, which is always good. Naturally, repairs will be free of charge, and GM ...

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    Recalls: GM recalls over 230,000 more Trailblazer-family SUVs over door electronics
    2013-06-16

    Back in August, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a recall on the General Motors GMT360 SUVs (Buick Rainier, Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Isuzu Ascender and Saab 9-7X) ranging from the 2005 to 2007 model years and the 2006 GMT370 SUVs (Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL) due to potential fires associated with the ...

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