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New GM Recall announced after 7 crashes, 8 injuries and 3 deaths

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New GM Recall announced after 7 crashes, 8 injuries and 3 deaths

The North American based automotive giant General Motors has issued yet another recall which is affecting, this time, 8.5 million vehicles globally.

Just when we thought that GM has escaped its massive recalls, another one is being issued by the car manufacturer. The newest recall is affecting 7.6 million cars in the United States and 8.5 million globally. According to the company, the models affected are from the 1997 to 2014 model years and the recall has been announced after 7 crashes, 8 injuries and 3 deaths have been reported.

“Our customers deserve more than we delivered in these vehicles. That has hardened my resolve to set a new industry standard for vehicle safety, quality and excellence”, said the GM CEO, Mary Barra.

The newest General Motors recall is expanding the small car ignition switch issue and it’s affecting the 1997 to 2007 Chevrolet Malibu, the 1999 to 2004 Oldsmobile Alero, the 1998 to 2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue, the 1999 to 2005 Pontiac Grand Am, the 2000 to 2005 Pontiac Gran Am, the 2004 to 2008 Pontiac Gran Prix and the 2000 to 2005 Chevy Impala and Monte Carlo. The recall number has went up to 25,68 million vehicles only in the United States.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 - filed under Chevrolet, General Motors, News, Others, Pontiac, Safety, Sticky news. Image credit: .
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