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US: GM investigated in 45 states


The No.1 US automaker is currently under review by both houses of Congress, faces a criminal probe by the US Justice Department and is now also investigated by the attorneys general in 45 of the country's 50 states. As you might have already guessed, they’re all in relation to its failure to address for more than a decade a potentially fatal ...
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NHTSA closes Saturn and GMC investigation
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced it completed its review of two GM models, the 2007-2009 Saturn Outlook and GMC Acadia – adding it won’t ask the company ...
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Since February, General Motors has been involved in one of the two major safety scandals in the automotive industry, with the automaker slapped for the mishandling of a deadly ignition ...
US: NHTSA investigates 500,000 Fords
The second largest US automaker revealed the federal safety regulator is currently probing around 500,000 of its vehicles for alleged steering issues. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened the investigation ...
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Senate panel to question Delphi CEO on GM ignition switch
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GM recall investigation builds up to more than 2 million pages
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