Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
General Motors is boosting by 971,000 the number of small cars being recalled worldwide for a defective ignition switch, saying cars from the model years 2008-2011 may have gotten the part as a replacement.
The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.
General Motors on Tuesday doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars it is recalling to fix faulty ignition switches linked to multiple fatal crashes.
Private employers are not required to provide retiree benefits, and federal law does not prevent them from cutting the benefits they do provide – unless they’ve promised not to.
Chris continues to cover all the details in the dispute over Obamacare and funding the government, and New Jersey’s impending doctors shortage. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, Comedian Chris Kattan, and CBS 3′s Beasley Reece to preview this week’s Eagles matchup in Denver.
Chris discusses President Obama’s statement on Trayvon Martin and Race, the impending birth of the royal baby, and the bankruptcy of Detroit. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, John Hayward from Human Events, and Rob Levine from Holt’s Cigar Company.
General Motors Co. is recalling more than 27,000 Cadillac SUVs worldwide because the wheels can fall off.
General Motors is recalling nearly 34,000 Buicks and Cadillacs in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere to fix a problem with the automatic transmissions.
For carmakers, it’s a tough balance, making a connected car that still keeps those inside (and out) safe.
As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.
Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.
Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.
What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.
With the CBS Local Presidential Forum coming to a close Barack Obama and Mitt Romney take their chance to set the record straight, pointing out the false accusations their opponent has leveled and giving their response.