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US judge doesn’t order GM to park recalled cars


The federal District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos decided yesterday General Motors doesn’t need to tell owners of the 2.6 million cars recalled over the defective ignition switch to stop using them. The proposed order – unprecedented – was rejected by the Corpus Christi, Texas judge – which ruled that US safety regulators should decide what the carmaker should do – not ...
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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 ...
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 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 ...
Volvo makes life easier for the parents
Have you gone through the nightmare of changing your child seat from car to car or use it on public transport? Well, for these parents, Volvo aims to make life ...
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, ...
BMW extends engine recall to almost half a million cars
While last week the German automaker only said it would call back around 156,000 cars in the US, the tally has now gone up by another 232,000 units. The almost half ...
GM’s Faulty Ignition Switches Started With the 2003 Saturn Ion
According to recent data, the faulty ignition problem started in what was supposed to be one of GM's pivotal car, the 2003 Saturn Ion. The Saturn Ion made its debut two ...
Recall – Porsche to offer GT3 owners extra year of warranty and a new engine
Porsche, the maker of the iconic 911 GT3 sports car will offer owners a full year of free warranty after the automaker was forces to recall all of the 785 ...



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