What sounds like a science experiment could be your next car.
The recall train at General Motors just keeps on rolling.
A woman who pleaded guilty to a criminal charge in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiance is suing General Motors Co.
By GM’s admission, the defective switches caused over 50 crashes and at least 13 deaths. Yet inside the auto giant, no one saw it as a safety problem. For 11 years.
GM CEO Mary Barra says 15 employees have been fired over the company’s recent ignition switch recalls.
The report released on Thursday will also address just how high in the company knowledge of the problem reached.
General Motors recalled a small number of Pontiac G6 midsize cars to fix a faulty brake light system in 2009, yet waited more than five years to call back over 2 million other cars with the same system.
GM CEO Mary Barra told members of Congress that the company cannot make ignition switches fast enough to keep up with demand in its recall of 2.6 million small cars.
The recall covers Forenza and Reno models — both of which were made for Suzuki by General Motors.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.