A report raises serious questions about the NTSA’s ability to keep the public safe.
Nineteen compensation claims have been approved for deaths related to GM ignition switch recall, Twelve injury claims have been approved.
General Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.
General Motors also plans new “connected car” to help prevent crashes.
Chrysler sales rose 20 percent. Ford sales flat. GM down 1 percent.
Howie Roseman was recently ranked as the 11th best NFL general manager.
Now, the new car can tattle on any valet who doesn’t take a slow, direct route to a parking space.
The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.
Auto sales – lead by trucks and SUVs – have been booming but If gas prices spike or the economy hiccups, many consumers may again be out on a limb with too much car and too little cash!
The recalls in North America pushed GM’s total for the year to 66, covering just over 29 million cars and trucks. That beats the company’s old full-year record and has pushed this total number for the industry this year to more than 40 million, also an annual record.
General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.
The largest is for faulty seats in just over 475,000 cars and small SUVs. Other problems include incomplete welds on seat brackets, turn signal failures, power steering failures and more.
The 2005 email, unearthed in April during a company wide review of ignition-switch problems, is more evidence that GM knew about safety problems for years but failed to recall troubled cars until recently.
Seasonally Adjusted Annual Sales Rate hits 17 million for the first time since 2007, as customers ignore recall news.
General Motors is recalling at least 7.6 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company’s safety crisis continues to grow.