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Owners attack GM’s bid to hide from recall litigations


General Motors requested in a New York bankruptcy court protection from litigations on the ignition switch recall because of its 2009 emergence as a new entity. Now, car owners who sought legal compensation from the automaker on the cars involved in the defective ignition switch recall challenged the company’s filling, calling it legally “unsupportable.” GM is seeking bankruptcy law protection from car ...
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US: survey says GM brand fell more than Chevrolet on recall
As the scandal surrounding General Motors handling of the 2.6 million cars recall in relation to a defective ignition switch continues to mount, the overall brand is perceived lower than ...
New CEO sees GM’s profit dented by the 7 million cars it recalled
Come tomorrow, we wouldn’t be surprised if General Motors posts a first quarter loss. That’s far from last year’s estimates that new CEO Mary Barra would bring home for 2014 ...
GM has started sending ignition part replacements
While General Motors first announced in late February the recall of cars equipped with the defective ignition switch, it has only now managed to ship some "thousands" kits needed to ...
GM says it only wants to dismiss non-injury lawsuits
The US company clarified that it asked in a New York court filling to only dismiss the lawsuits which ask monetary compensation for just owning one of the recalled cars ...
Amid recall scandal reorganization, GM’s top engineer leaves
John Calabrese, GM’s vice president of global engineering, has decided to retire from his position – marking the biggest executive change since the onset of the defective ignition switch recall. Calabrese, ...
First quarter sees Toyota on top
We’re actually getting used to it now – Toyota has again managed to outsell General Motors and Volkswagen this past quarter. The Japanese company managed to beat both – while in ...
GM recalls Ion cars, NHTSA ends probe
While it was revealed that again GM waited in issuing a recall – this time involving around 335,000 older Saturn Ions with steering problems, the NHTSA still closed the probe ...
GM seeks court aid to ban any recall litigations
Because in 2009 the bankruptcy of General Motors led to the creation of a new company – albeit with the same name – now the “new” GM seeks to protect ...
GM aims to further expand its China operations
As last year it lost for the first time in eight years the sales crown in China, General Motors prepares to battle the German automaker in the 2014-2017 period with ...



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