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GM 2Q Profit Falls 85 Percent On Recall Costs

General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.

WWJ Newsradio 950–9 hours ago

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GM Issues 6 More Safety Recalls

The latest recalls cover almost 718,000 cars and trucks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2014

Executive vice president and general counsel at the General Motors Company Michael Millikin (L), and CEO of the General Motors Company Mary Barra (R) testify during a hearing before the Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee July 17, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The subcommittee held hearing on "Examining Accountability and Corporate Culture in Wake of the GM Recalls."  (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senators Call On GM CEO To Fire Top Lawyer

Lawmakers put Barra on the spot, telling the CEO she should have fired GM’s corporate counsel, Michael Millikin, based on the conclusions of an internal report.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2014

The General Motors headquarters is seen April 1, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. General Motors has recalled millions of vehicles in recent months due to a power steering defect and a faulty ignition-switch. (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

How GM’s Ignition Switch Redesign Went Wrong

The switches, though, were too loose, touching off events that led to at least 13 deaths, more than 50 crashes and a raft of legal trouble for the Detroit automaker.

CBS Detroit–07/07/2014

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GM Worker Warned Company Of Switch Problem In 2005

The 2005 email, unearthed in April during a company wide review of ignition-switch problems, is more evidence that GM knew about safety problems for years but failed to recall troubled cars until recently.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2014

Technology developed for the Robonaut, which was developed by NASA and General Motors, may have uses here on Earth. (Photo courtesy of  NASA.)

GM’s Robonaut Technology Being Used On Earth

Technology developed by General Motors and NASA for a robot on the International Space Space Station may have uses on Earth.

CBS Detroit–07/03/2014

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June Car Sales Shatter Expectations

Seasonally Adjusted Annual Sales Rate hits 17 million for the first time since 2007, as customers ignore recall news.

07/03/2014

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GM Recalls 7.6 Million More Cars Over Ignition Switch Defect

General Motors is recalling at least 7.6 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company’s safety crisis continues to grow.

07/02/2014

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Indiana GM Plant Chemical Blast Kills 1, Injures 5

A chemical explosion Tuesday at a General Motors metal-stamping plant in Indiana killed a contractor and injured several others, authorities said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2014

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4 Injured In Chemical Blast At Indiana GM Plant

GM spokeswoman Stephanie Jentgen says “the situation is contained” …

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2014

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