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  • GM safety crisis grows as recalls mount

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' safety crisis worsened on Monday when the automaker added 8.2 million vehicles to its ballooning list of cars recalled over faulty ignition switches. The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM's total this year to 29 million, surpassing...

  • GM recalls 8.2 million cars for ignition switches

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' safety crisis worsened on Monday when the automaker added 8.2 million vehicles to its huge list of cars recalled over faulty ignition switches. The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM's total number of recalls this year to over 28...

  • At a glance: GM ignition switch compensation plan

    General Motors Co. has hired Kenneth Feinberg, a top compensation expert, to pay people harmed in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches in older-model small cars. GM says it's trying to do the right thing by making the payments. The company says at least 54 crashes and 13 deaths were caused...

  • GM crash victim payment plan won't have limit

    DETROIT (AP) — When Kenneth Feinberg announces the terms of General Motors' plan to pay victims of crashes caused by bad ignition switches, he'll have an open wallet. Feinberg, the country's most well-known compensation expert, is scheduled to reveal the terms Monday, and GM CEO Mary Barra...

  • GM issues 3 more recalls covering 474,000 vehicles

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors extended its record-breaking string of safety problems, announcing Friday three more recalls, including a large one involving its top-selling vehicle. The recalls, part of a top-to-bottom safety review, bring the company's total for the year to 48, covering more...

  • Light sentences affirmed in GM trade secrets case

    DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court has affirmed the convictions and light sentences of a Detroit-area couple found guilty of stealing thousands of pages of hybrid technology from General Motors. The court said Friday that Detroit federal Judge Marianne Battani gave a "thorough, informed,...

  • Matt Lauer: His question to GM boss wasn't sexist

    NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Lauer has no regrets asking General Motors CEO Mary Barra about balancing work and motherhood, saying he sees it as an issue that affects all working parents regardless of their gender. The host of NBC's "Today" show said Friday he'd welcome the same question if it were...

  • GM recalling nearly 29,000 Cruzes to fix air bags

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. is recalling more than 29,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars because metal parts in the air bag assemblies can hit the driver and passengers if the bags are inflated. The cars, from the 2013 and 2014 model years, were built with an incorrect baffle, and that...

  • VIDEO: Lawmakers unhappy with General Motors' progress

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra stepped in front of a House congressional committee Wednesday to offer a status report on the company's handling of a recall that is responsible for at least 13 deaths.



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