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US: Texas judge overthrows conviction after accident tied to faulty GM ignition switch


This week a little justice (albeit late) has been made after a Texas judge decided to set aside a conviction for a woman after she pleaded guilty to an accident she though she caused. The woman pleaded guilty in the trial that followed a fatal crash that killed her fiancé – she though she caused the deadly accident but it was ...
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Report – GM plans for Karl, Corsa trigger worker unrest
According to a report coming from German business magazine Bilanz, General Motors' Opel division could soon face labor unrest in Germany as workers grow unsettled over the future production plans ...
GM president sets its hopes on US market for 2015
Dan Ammann, the General Motors president, commented on the state of the global auto industry, saying that his forecast for next year would emulate the situation from 2014. That means Ammann ...
US: weekly ignition switch fund update – two more fatalities acknowledged
Following February recall of 2.6 million cars equipped with defective ignition switches and the subsequent scandal, the No. 1 US automaker – GM – decided to set up a victims’ ...
General Motors makes important management changes
The largest US automaker announced that it had reassigned four top officials, including two of its woman senior executives – while another one chose to part ways with the company. According ...
US: GM, accused of endangering the public, gets sued by the state of Arizona
While General Motors seems eager to put the record number of recalls behind it, the ignition switch debacle continues to haunt the company – with the first lawsuit opened by ...
Europe: GM investing half a billion in engines and ready to make new Opel SUV
General Motors has decided to further support the ailing European operations by green lighting the production of a sports utility vehicle (SUV) at the main Opel facility in Ruesselsheim, Germany. According ...
GM is an investor opportunity: still fighting recalls but sales continue to go up
Relatively speaking, General Motors could be today the best bet for getting new stock in the auto industry: the record recalls could be over soon, sales are going up and ...
US: GM ignition switch fund receives claims until January 31
General Motors has set up a program designed to compensate victims of accidents tied to the company’s 2.6 million autos ignition switch recall. Now, the fund’s deadline for the filing ...
US: GM’s bankruptcy judge ready to retire
Robert Gerber, the New York bankruptcy judge that has guided General Motors through its 2009 government sponsored bankruptcy process and is now involved in the fallout of the company’s ignition ...



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