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Details of General Motors latest recalls

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General Motors said Thursday that it is recalling 2.7 million cars in the U.S. for a variety of problems. GM has now recalled 11.2 million cars and trucks in the U.S. this year.

Among the recalls:

— 2.4 million Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura midsize cars from the 2004 through 2012 model years. The brake light wires can corrode, causing the lights to fail. GM links 13 accidents and 2 injuries to the problems.

— 112,000 Chevy Corvettes from 2005 through 2007. The cars can lose low-beam headlights. GM says an electrical housing can expand and bend a wire, causing it to fracture.

— 140,000 Chevrolet Malibus from the current model year. The power-assisted brakes can fail. The problem was discovered on April 24.

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