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U.S. Safety Agency Extends GM Safety Oversight for Another Year

U.S. auto safety regulators will oversee General Motors Co’s decision-making about potential vehicle safety issues for another year, until May 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) told the automaker in a letter made public on Tuesday. The Detroit …

GM Hit With $10B Lawsuit Over Losses on 27M Recalled Cars

General Motors Co. was hit with its biggest lawsuit so far over serial recalls, brought on behalf of drivers of 27 million vehicles seeking more than $10 billion in compensation for fallen car prices. The would-be class action against GM …

Federal Regulators Played Key Role in GM Recalls

Federal auto safety regulators played a significant role in General Motors Co’s failure to promptly report and recall cars with defective parts that led to at least 19 deaths, a congressional report said on Tuesday. The report, made public ahead …

Lawmakers Grill GM CEO Over Handling of Ignition Defects

General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra faced intensive questioning from a House subcommittee over the slow recall of defective ignition switches, with lawmakers cutting off her answers and asking whether she can truly change the company‚Äôs culture. Representative …

Recalls Top 20M Globally for Year: GM

General Motors on Monday announced that it would recall about 3.4 million older large cars for an ignition problem. Plus, the company recalled another 166,000 cars and trucks in five other recalls for a series of other problems. The recalls …

Multiple Federal Probes Into Recent GM Recalls

General Motors revealed on Thursday it is the subject of five different government probes related to its massive recalls, including two previously unreported investigations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a state prosecutor. GM disclosed the probes in …

GM Recalls Total of 4.8M Cars in a Month

General Motors announced two more recalls, bringing to 4.8 million the number of cars, trucks and SUVs the automaker has called back for repairs in the past month. The string of recalls, topped by an ignition switch problem in compact …

Attorneys Scour Internet for GM Lawsuit Clients

General Motors may face lawsuits for millions of dollars over its recall of 1.6 million cars, but first lawyers have to find clients if they hope to get a foot in the courthouse door. To do so they are buying …