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GM’s Faulty-Ignition Fund Taking Victims’ Claims

A fund set up by General Motors to pay for deaths and injuries caused by its vehicles with faulty ignitions is accepting claims.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2014

A Harley Davidson logo is seen on the 2013 Harley Davidson 1 585 cm3 Dyna Super Glide Custom, donated to Pope Francis last year and signed by him on its tank, ahead of Bonham's sale of vintage cars, at Le Grand Palais on February 5, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)

Harley-Davidson Recalls Bikes For Ignition Switch Problem

Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2014

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Lawyer Sues GM On Behalf Of 658 Plaintiffs

A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2014

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

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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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GM Sales, Used-Car Values Hold Up Through Recalls

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2014

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Federal Government Investigates 1.2 Million Chrysler Cars For Ignition Issues

Federal investigators want to know whether some Chrysler cars have a dangerous ignition switch problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2014

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Woman Charged In 2004 Fatal Crash Sues GM

A woman who pleaded guilty to a criminal charge in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiance is suing General Motors Co.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2014

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