The probe was opened over an April 2011 car crash that severely injured an elderly man when the passenger air bags didn’t deploy.
General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.
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.
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.
Consumers looking for a used vehicle aren’t shying away from GM models — even though more than 20 million GM cars and trucks have been recalled this year.
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.
The popular Chevrolet Corvette and Camaro are just some of the vehicles involved in the latest GM recall.
GM CEO Mary Barra says 15 employees have been fired over the company’s recent ignition switch recalls.