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  • General Motors seeks more protection from suits

    NEW YORK (AP) — General Motors has filed suit in a federal bankruptcy court seeking protection from legal claims for actions that took place before it emerged from bankruptcy in 2009. The suit was filed Monday evening in a Manhattan bankruptcy court. It asserts the "numerous lawsuits"...

  • GM, lawyers fight over bankruptcy protections

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. and a battalion of trial lawyers are preparing for an epic court fight over whether GM is liable for the sins of its corporate past. The company is asking a U.S. bankruptcy court to shield it from legal claims for actions that took place before the company's...

  • GM restructuring engineering in response to recall

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is adding 35 product safety investigators as part of a larger restructuring of its engineering operations in response to a massive safety recall. GM said Tuesday that the new investigators will more than double the size of its current team, to 55. The company...

  • GM boosting China production capacity to 5 million

    BEIJING (AP) — The president of General Motors said Sunday that the company and local partners are boosting production capacity for GM-brand vehicles in China to 5 million. Speaking at the Beijing auto show, Dan Ammann said the company also expects sales of its Cadillac luxury cars to double...

  • Documents detail another delayed GM recall

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday. The National Highway Traffic Safety...

  • GM 1Q global sales up 2 pct to 2.42M

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says it sold 2.42 million cars and trucks in the first three months of the year, keeping it slightly ahead of Volkswagen in the global sales race. The Detroit automaker says its sales grew 2 percent worldwide from January through March. The company was led by 13...

  • Judge won't order recalled GM cars to be parked

    DETROIT (AP) — A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced. U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos issued her order Thursday in...

  • AT&T adds connected car deal to build on GM, Audi

    AT&T, the largest U.S. phone company, said it reached a deal with a global automaker to add to its ranks of customers looking to bring connectivity to cars.

  • GM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says it will ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims involving conduct before its 2009 bankruptcy. The company revealed its strategy late Tuesday in a motion filed in a federal court case in Corpus Christi, Texas, surrounding...

  • GM sales eyed for impact of ignition switch recall

    DETROIT (AP) — As General Motors shows off its newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots. Many expect GM sales to take a hit from a mishandled recall of small cars, though it's unclear when...

  • Chevrolet bringing tiny Trax SUV to US and China

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chevrolet's smallest SUV is heading to its biggest markets. The Chevrolet Trax will go on sale in the U.S. and China early next year. General Motors Co. unveiled the 2015 model Tuesday evening ahead of the New York International Auto Show. GM thinks young buyers and...

  • GM replacing communications, human resources heads

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is replacing the executives in charge of communications and human resources as it struggles with a string of embarrassing recalls that have led to congressional hearings and federal investigations. Communications chief Selim Bingol and human resources head...

  • Memos show regulators held back as evidence grew of GM defect

    (www.businessweek.com) Documents released in an investigation into an ignition switch flaw on some General Motors cars have shed new light on the government’s decision not to act even as evidence of the fault now linked to 13 deaths was building.

  • GM stock drops 4 percent, hits 10-month low

    DETROIT (AP) — Shares of General Motors Co. sank to a 10-month low Friday amid continuing fallout from a mishandled recall of 2.6 million small cars. Standard & Poor's raised doubts that GM's credit rating would be restored to investment grade status this year after the automaker boosted its...

  • Gov't: GM missed deadline for faulty switch data

    DETROIT (AP) — A government safety agency is fining General Motors $7,000 a day, saying the company failed to fully respond its requests for information about a faulty ignition switch by an April 3 deadline. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a letter to GM on Tuesday...



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