General Motors has been hit with another wrongful death lawsuit over its delay in recalling vehicles with faulty ignition switches.
GM has acknowledged it learned about the fatal problem at least 11 years ago, yet it failed to recall the cars until last month.
Toyota is shelling out some serious cash to avoid criminal prosecution for hiding information in a recall case that could be a glimpse into GM’s future
CEO Mary Barra apologized for deaths linked to the delayed recall of 1.6 million small cars, saying the company took too long to tell owners to bring the cars in for repairs.
General Motors has named a 40-year engineer as its new safety chief, placing a single person in charge of recalls and other safety issues as it deals with a huge compact car recall that has damaged the company’s reputation.
Honda Motor Co. is recalling 886,815 Odyssey minivans in the U.S. because a fuel pump cover can deteriorate and cause a fuel leak.
Chrysler is recalling more than 49,000 Dodge Charger muscle cars because a connector can overheat and knock out low-beam headlights.
A congressional committee is investigating the way General Motors and a federal safety agency handled a deadly ignition switch problem in compact cars.
The documents apparently show that GM knew about a dangerous ignition problem that has been linked to 13 car-crash deaths, but didn’t act.
The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog is investigating whether General Motors acted quickly enough to recall 1.6 million older-model small cars in a case linked to 13 deaths.