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Takata debacle puts GM’s mishaps under the shade


The year started off incredibly hard for General Motors, after a February recall that led to lawsuits, a total rethink of the approach on safety and a record number of recalls. It looks like it’s finishing worse, with a Japanese supplier making the US automaker look like an “angel” in comparison. The General Motors recall that should have been done at ...
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GM’s chief counsel ready for retirement
General Motors’ top lawyer, Michael Millikin, 66, has decided to retire from his function, informing the US automaker of his decision late last week, according to the company. The chief counselor ...
Recall roundup: Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles for faulty ignition switch
The Chrysler Group has recently announced a recall for some of its models because of the faulty ignition switch which is affecting them. The ignition switch issue has been taken to ...
GM ignition death toll rises to 27
While the company itself only linked 13 fatalities to the scandalous recall of 2.6 million cars equipped with defective ignition switches, the fund set for the compensation of victims has ...
GM’s ignition switch related deaths tally climbs to 23
Yesterday a report coming from Ken Feinberg’s office, the lawyer in charge with GM’s victims’ compensation fund, has raised the total of fatalities linked to the defective ignition switch found ...
Recall roundup: 350,000 Chrysler vehicles for ignition switch issue
The North American based automotive giant Chrysler has recently issued a recall for a lot of its vehicles because of the ignition switch problem. According to the car manufacturer, there are ...
GM ignition switch victims’ families to accept fund offer
Just days after the lawyers involved with the GM ignition switch compensation fund announced they made their first offers, families of two victims have accepted the offers. According to Robert Hilliard, ...
GM CEO tries to publicly reintroduce herself
Mary Barra, the first female chief executive in the auto industry, has decided to move past the recall issues that plagued the company this year, making her first public appearance ...
GM ignition switch fund gives first compensation offers to victims
The US automaker’s fund designed to compensate victims or families for deaths and injuries in relation to the 2.6 million cars recall has made the first offers to around 15 ...
US: GM ignition switch lawsuits begin discovery procedures
Some of the numerous cases filed against General Motors have been approved to start discovery – which means plaintiffs and their lawyers can request documents to the company in relation ...

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