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    Report: Probe shows current GM VP Parks aware of ignition problem in 2005
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    New documents have revealed that a current General Motors vice president, Doug Parks, was aware of the ignition switch problems on the Chevrolet Cobalt as early as 2005. At the time, Parks, whom Bloomberg called a "confidante" of CEO Mary Barra and an integral part of GM's product development ...

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    Report: GM says second recalled ignition switch was made in China
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    The defective ignition switch that led General Motors to recall an additional 3.4 million large sedans earlier this month was manufactured in China, according to a report filed with safety regulators obtained by Reuters. The switches can be knocked out of the run position, much like those ...

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    Report: GM has fixed 150k of 2.6M ignition-switch recall cars
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    Four months into the General Motors ignition switch recall, the embattled Detroit automaker has repaired approximately six percent of the 2.59 million vehicles afflicted by the problem, which has already claimed at least 13 lives. That troubling statistic comes from a memo, obtained by Bloomberg, ...

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    Report: NHTSA ends $7,000 daily GM fines
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    General Motors will be saving a little more money everyday from now on. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decided that the automaker is now finally in compliance with the regulator's records requests and ended the automaker's $7,000 a day in fines to the feds. The charges ...

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    Report: Family angry GM isn't counting their daughter as one of the recall victims
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    At this point anyone with even a passing knowledge of the General Motors ignition switch recall knows that the official number of deaths recognized by the automaker itself caused by the faulty part currently stands at 13 people. That figure is still under much debate, though. Reuters claims that ...

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    Report: Reuters claiming at least 74 people killed due to faulty GM ignition switches
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    The study also found that the Chevy Cobalt and Saturn Ion were more likely to be involved in fatal crashes than their competitors. Reuters, today, announced the results of an investigation into the General Motors ignition switch recall, claiming that at least 74 people have been killed in ...

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    Report: GM seeking NY court for ignition switch lawsuits
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    The struggle is on to decide where to hear the US district court cases relating to General Motors ignition switch recall. The automaker already paid a $35 million fine to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over its poor handling of the situation, and it agreed to additional ...

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    Report: GM's Barra heads back to Washington
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    Embattled General Motors CEO Mary Barra is back in Washington, DC today, briefing congressional lawmakers on why it took the company ten years to recall cars with defective ignition switches. According to The Wall Street Journal, the trip coincides with the completion of an internal ...

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    Report: GM facing $10B in ignition-related lawsuits, plans legal dept. overhaul
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    Another day, another calamity for General Motors. The beleaguered manufacturer is now staring down the barrel of $10 billion in lawsuits from the disgruntled owners of vehicles affected by the ignition switch recall. Meanwhile, a board of judges will get together and figure out whether to combine ...

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    Video: GM ignition switch recall gets documentary treatment with Failure to Recall
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    General Motors' recalls have hit critical mass in the media. Not only is the company being mocked by comedians like John Oliver, Jon Stewart and Saturday Night Live, but it's getting the documentary treatment from CNBC in a special called Failure to Recall: Investigating GM. The doc talks to ...

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    Report: NHTSA itself confused about the way airbags work
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    There might actually be a bit of a silver lining to General Motors' ignition switch recall of 2.6 million cars. In the end, it may mean safer vehicles on the road from every automaker. The debacle has shined a light on how little the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration actually ...

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    Official: GM agrees to $35M fine over ignition switch recall delay
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    General Motors has agreed to a $35-million fine levied by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration following its delayed reporting of the deadly ignition switch problem that has affected millions of the company's vehicles. GM will be subject to what NHTSA called "unprecedented ...

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    Report: DOT, GM tests say single key is safe for recalled vehicles [w/video]
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    Throughout General Motors' ignition switch recall, the embattled, Detroit-based manufacturer has maintained the mantra that some 2.6 million recalled vehicles were safe to drive, provided certain precautions were taken. Now, GM has issued a video that it says is proof of that point. Starring ...

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    Official: Lead GM engineer on ignition switch investigation retires
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    Jim Federico, General Motor's Executive Director of Global Vehicle Integration, has retired from the automaker after nearly 36 years. He was one of the company's top engineers and was previously responsible for one of GM's investigations into its faulty ignition switches. His retirement comes ...

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    Report: GM begins compensation negotiations with ignition switch victims
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    The process of settling the plethora of lawsuits stemming from General Motors' ignition switch recall has begun in earnest, as GM lawyer Kenneth Feinberg met with Robert Hilliard, an attorney for some 300 people and families affected by the recall. The pair met in Feinberg's Washington, D.C. ...

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    Report: Warren Buffett praises Barra's handling of GM 'hotseat' [w/video]
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    When Warren Buffett, one of the richest and most successful men on the planet, endorses the work you're doing, well, praise doesn't get much higher than that. In the case of embattled General Motors' CEO Mary Barra, we're sure Buffett's approval of her handling of the ignition switch recall is a ...

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    Report: SEC investigating GM for ignition switch recall
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    The aftershocks of General Motors' ignition switch recall keep coming. First, the automaker announced that it saw an 86-percent decrease in net income for the first quarter of 2014 partially due to recall-related expenses. Now, a recent Securities and Exchange Committee filing from GM shows that ...

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    Official: GM spent $1.3B on recall expenses in Q1, net income falls
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    General Motors' recall woes in the first quarter of 2014 has had a major effect on the company's bottom line. In its Q1 financial report, the business announced that it spent $1.3 billion on "recall-related repairs" in the first three months of the year. Total revenue at GM actually ticked up ...

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    Official: GM reports thousands of ignition kits shipped, 1.4M owners notified
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    General Motors ignition switch fix is gaining momentum. The first several thousand replacement kits, including new ignition switches, ignition cylinders and key sets, have been shipped out to dealers. GM also sent out the first 1.4 million recall letters to affected owners last week to let them ...

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    Report: Hundreds of thousands of recalled GM cars may never get fixed
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    Despite all of the national publicity and Congressional hearings, General Motors may never fix all of the roughly 2.6 million vehicles involved in its ignition switch recall. The automaker may never get the chance – many owners simply don't have recalled vehicles serviced, regardless of the ...

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