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US: after congressional hearings, GM CEO to be questioned in court about ignition switch defect


General Motors chief executive officer Mary Barra is just one of the current and former top executives of the largest US automaker to be questioned for her implication in the faulty ignition switch debacle that triggered safety campaigns for millions of units. Back in February last year, GM announced it would recall 2.6 million older cars, mainly Chevrolet Cobalts and Saturn ...
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US: GM settles ignition-switch lawsuit with Georgia family
General Motors, the largest US automaker and the third biggest in the world, has settled a civil case with the family of a woman who died in an accident linked ...
Recall roundup: Several FCA vehicles for ignition switch problems
FCA has announced yet another recall which is affecting several models because of the ignition switch issue. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation almost a year ago ...
GM ignition switch death count now rises to 64
According to the attorney in charge of oversight over GM’s ignition switch victims’ compensation program, the death toll related to the defective part in a 2.6 million recall of 2014 ...
US: GM’s new general counsel comes from LyondellBasell
General Motors, the largest US automaker and the third biggest carmaker in the world announced yesterday that its new chief counsel would be Craig Glidden, chief legal officer at chemicals ...
US: bankruptcy judge believes GM could become accountable for ignition switch losses
US bankruptcy judge Robert Gerber said yesterday during a hearing in his Manhattan court that General Motors could lose some of its legal protection stemming from the company’s 2009 bankruptcy ...
General Motors keeps its general counsel a little longer
While a search for a suitable successor remain ongoing, the largest US automaker – General Motors – decided to extend the stay of its top lawyer, Michael Millikin, until July. GM ...
US judge denies plaintiffs’ access to notes on GM ignition switch mishap
US District Judge Jesse Furman in Manhattan recently decided not to allow access to the GM notes from the lawyers of the company hired by the automaker to do a ...
GM compensation update: 141 new claims
According to the independent lawyer overseeing GM’s ignition switch compensation fund, the largest US automaker received 141 new compensation claims during the past week. General Motors last February announced a recall ...
Recall roundup: GM SUVs for ignition switch issue
General Motors hasn’t gotten over the ignition switch issue and had to announce yet another recall, because of the ignition lock actuator which may bind. The newest recall announced by General ...

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