If it weren’t for the recalls, 2014 would have been a stellar year for General Motors.
A GM spokesman said the checks are a couple thousand dollars more than expected as a reward for employees’ hard work during a difficult year.
“I can say that there will likely be more” death and injury claims granted, compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg said.
With five days left before the deadline, compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg says 50 death cases are eligible for money due to crashes caused by faulty ignition switches.
About 32,100 of the tires were made for the GM SUVs, which are produced at a factory near Lansing.
General Motors Co. set a company record last year for global sales, but it was outsold by German automaker Volkswagen AG.
General Motor’s $30,000 concept
EV will likely will go on sale in about two years.
A concept version of the car will be unveiled Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. GM doubled the size of its battery testing lab at a technical center in Warren, to 100,000 square feet in 2013.
In an hour-long meeting with reporters, Mary Barra said the crisis forced GM to quickly acknowledge its shortcomings and address them.
By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) – When it comes to making and selling cars, the auto industry thinks and acts globally: There is near-seamless coordination between parts suppliers, factories and dealerships. But when […]