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GM ignition-switch death toll at 21


After the public and federal backlash regarding General Motors’ mishandling of the ignition-switch defect and recall, the US automaker set up a victims’ compensation trust fund. Headed by outside attorney Ken Feinberg, the trust has been awarded around $400 million so far, but the carmaker made sure everyone knows there’s no cap on it. And by the looks of it, they’re ...
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Recall roundup: Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac XTS
General Motors has announced a new recall which is now involving the Chevrolet Impala and the Cadillac XTS for a braking problem. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the ...
US: GM ignition switch lawsuits begin discovery procedures
Some of the numerous cases filed against General Motors have been approved to start discovery – which means plaintiffs and their lawyers can request documents to the company in relation ...
Recall roundup: GM CNG vans
The North American based automotive giant General Motors has recently issued yet another recall, this time for its compressed natural gas powered vans, due to a potential fire risk. If you ...
GM recall problems are far from over
Recently, with the number of recalls coming from the No.1 US automaker, insiders hinted the company is ready to put the safety issues into the past – but many others ...
GM’s victims fund death claims tally at 131
The General Motors victims compensation fund overseen by outside attorney Ken Feinberg has seen this week a rather sharp increase in claims, including another six fatality claims adding to the ...
GM increases mid-size truck production on high demand
The No. 1 US automaker has announced that it would move to introduce a third production shift at its Wentzville, Missouri, assembly plant to cater for increased demand for its ...
US: federal regulators under scrutiny for GM recall role
The auto safety regulators have been confronted by US legislators in the latest Senate hearing involving the recall of 2.6 million GM cars equipped with defective ignition switches. General Motors has ...
US: House committee report criticizes the NHTSA on GM ignition switch mishap
Just a few hours ahead of a new Senate panel hearing that would see NHTSA acting administrator David Friedman appear to answer questions about the agency’s behavior in regard to ...
NHTSA boss pans GM’s “flawed” safety culture
David Friedman, acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, openly criticized the US automaker for the way it handled recalls, including the 2.6 million ignition switch one. While so ...



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