General Motors Recalls 117,000 Vehicles

(CNN) — General Motors is recalling 117,000 vehicles for an issue that could cause the vehicle to stall or not start. GM said there are no reported crashes or injuries connected to the problem and only about one percent of the 117,000 cars and trucks are affected. GM says a part of the vehicle’s electronics … Continue reading »

15 Fired Over GM Recall

(CNN) — The delayed recall by General Motors that led to the deaths of at least 13 people was caused by the misconduct of about 20 employees and “a pattern of incompetence and neglect” throughout the company, according to an internal probe released Thursday. GM Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra announced that 15 employees have … Continue reading »

GM Faulty Ignitions Lead to More Crashes

(CNN) — There are reports of more crashes being linked to faulty ignitions in GM vehicles. A spokesman said the number of frontal impact crashes now tied to the problems is up to 47. It had been 32. GM said the number of deaths related to the problems remains at 13, but officials with the … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Faulty Engine Switch

YONKERS, New York.– The new¬†CEO of General Motors faced lawmakers on Capitol Hill, Monday. Since Mary Barra took over in January, GM has recalled 2.6 million vehicles. This is because their ignition switches could turn off unexpectedly, shutting down the car power and safety systems, including the air bag.¬†Thirteen deaths are now linked to the … Continue reading »