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Self-Driving Trucks Begin Mail Delivery Test for U.S. Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight. San Diego-based startup TuSimple said its self-driving …

Federal Agency Probes Whether GM Pickup Recall Went Far Enough

DETROIT — U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether General Motors went far enough when it recalled about 3,000 small pickup trucks in 2016. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will determine if GM should recall about 115,000 Chevrolet Colorado and …

GM Recalls 368,000 Larger Duty Trucks for Fire Risks

WASHINGTON — General Motors Co said Friday it is recalling 368,000 medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks equipped with engine-block heaters for fire risks after 19 reports of fires. The recall covers some 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500, 5500 and 6500 trucks, …

GM Failed to Warn of Cadillac SUV Headlight Defect, Suit Claims

General Motors Co. failed to warn U.S. drivers of a Cadillac sport-utility vehicle about a defect that causes headlights to malfunction because moisture gets inside the glass, creating a safety hazard for more than 300,000 of the cars, according to …

U.S. Regulators Probe GM Screening Test After Vehicle Fire

U.S. safety regulators have opened an investigation of some recalled General Motors Co sedans after a vehicle fire in March led them to question a screening test’s effectiveness. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it has opened what …

GM Recalls 4,300 Cars in U.S. Over Airbags

General Motors Co. said it is recalling 4,304 Chevrolet Malibu Eco cars sold in the United States to reprogram a module that controls airbag deployments. The U.S. automaker said in what it described as rare cases under extremely aggressive turning, …

Old GM Carved into 4 Trusts for Claims

The company known as “Old GM” exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week and was carved into four trusts, marking the close of one of the most complex Chapter 11 cases in U.S. history. GM filed for bankruptcy in June 2009 …