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GM says recalled cars safe, but hasn’t tested them for all situations


Although the automaker has not made tests for a single problem that is known to have the engine shut down – by the driver simply bumping its knee to the key, General Motors contends its 2.6 million recalled cars are safe to drive. The tests were conducted on the cars involved in the 2.6 million defective ignition switch, which so far ...
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Continental drawn into GM’s recall litigation
Auto parts maker Continental Automotive Systems US, which made the airbags on the 2.6 million cars GM recalled in relation to the defective ignition switch, could be drawn into the ...
Report – GM sends Cadillac boss back to Washington
According to a person with inside knowledge of the matter, General Motors aims to get its global Cadillac chief back to its former lobbying job in Washington. The move is dictated ...
Documents reveal Cadillac also had ignition switch problems in 2006
According to documents given by Delphi Automotive to the NHTSA, General Motors engineers had ignition switch problems with a Cadillac SRX more than eight years ago. The documents coming from the ...
Delphi targeted by US senators seeking GM recall answers
While General Motors keeps saying all answers will be given after an internal investigation is completed, even though the US federal regulator NHTSA is fining the company each day, lawmakers ...
GM wants pre-2009 recall related lawsuits dropped
Because after July 2009, when it emerged from bankruptcy, General Motors became a new company, it now aims to dismiss any lawsuit that claims liability for crashes or other misconduct ...
GM’s executives say recall didn’t hurt sales
While the company is facing a huge scandal and probes from NHTSA and the US Congress over the way it dealt with the defective ignition switch recall, its executives say ...
GM launches safety oriented product development unit
The company’s CEO, Mary Barra, announced GM will set up a new global product integrity group which centers around product safety and quality. Barra is facing just a few months after ...
Many of GM’s Recalled Vehicles Will Not Get Fixed For Various Reasons
Although US auto recalls are close to reaching a new record in a decade, analysts still believe it's impossible to fix all vehicles. According to new data compiled by safety advocates, ...
GM lets go of human resources and public relations chiefs
The mounting pressure from the defective ignition switch recall scandal seems to have made its first top executive victims, as GM just announced two of its executives would leave the ...



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