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General Motors recalls 106,000 more vehicles in North America amid increased scrutiny

General Motors Friday announced four more vehicle recalls, totalling about 106,000 in North America, including one to fix an air-bag system likely tied to one crash involving an injury. GM, which faces tough scrutiny from U.S. regulators and lawmakers amid an ignition-recall scandal it links to 13 deaths, said the…

GM announces new recall of 2.4 million vehicles

General Motors announced Tuesday it was recalling 2.4 million more vehicles in the United States as the giant automaker continues to address safety amid an ignition recall scandal. GM announced four separate recall actions for various models dating as early as 2005 and as recent as the 2015 model year.…

WATCH: John Oliver dismantles General Motors’ outrageous banned words list

On HBO’s Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver took apart General Motors for its internal document listing made public last week listing words employees were discouraged from using when discussing potential safety problems with their cars. The leaked memo, containing 65-banned terms or words such as  “deathtrap,” “potentially disfiguring,” “grenade-like,”…

GM board hires law firm to find out why ignition defect data didn’t reach them

General Motors Co has hired a law firm to review how information about defective ignition switches in its cars reached board members, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person close to the board. Board members were not apprised of the matter, in which small cars stalled due to faulty…

GM recalls 56,000 Saturns over faulty cable

General Motors said Tuesday it was recalling more than 56,000 Saturns for problematic gear shift cables which it warned could break, preventing drivers from shifting gears. GM’s newest recall, coming as the company faces lawsuits over faulty ignition problems in millions of cars, affects 2007 and 2008 Saturn Aura mid-sized…

GM depicted man as suicidal murderer to cover up problem that prompted recall, widow claims

An outraged widow filed a new lawsuit claiming that General Motors covered up a known malfunction by claiming her late husband had intentionally causing a fiery crash that killed him and four of their children. Adam Powledge inexplicably drove in a straight line Oct. 18, 2005, off Interstate 45 and…

GM names first ever union leader to board of directors

General Motors (NYSE: GM – news) has named a union leader to its board of directors, a first for the US automaker and a rarity in American business (Other OTC: ARBU – news) . GM, which is paying a heavy price for the delayed recall of vehicles linked to 13…

GM puts two engineers on paid leave due to decade-old ignition defect

General Motors said Thursday it had put two engineers on paid leave as it investigates its recall of millions of vehicles over a decade-old ignition defect linked to 13 deaths. GM chief executive Mary Barra announced the first disciplinary personnel action stemming from the company’s internal probe of the circumstances…

Federal judge refrains from making GM ‘park’ 2.6 million recalled cars

By Erwin Seba CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge refrained on Friday from issuing an emergency order that would have parked millions of General Motors Co cars recalled for defective ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths. District Court Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos at a hearing…

Jon Stewart: GM knew faulty 57-cent auto part was killing people but said, ‘F*ck it’

Jon Stewart pilloried the special rights enjoyed by corporations on Wednesday night’s episode of “The Daily Show.” General Motors issued a recall of more than 1.3 million vehicles this week as its new CEO, Mary Barra, testified before Congress about an ignition switch problem that caused cars to suddenly turn…

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