GM Recalls Another 8.2 Million Vehicles; GM up to 29 Million Vehicles Recalled This Year

The epidemic continues. Today is July 1, 2014.  GM has recalled 29 million vehicles in a period of six months in 2014.  Last year alone, all car manufacturers recalled approximately 22 million vehicles total.  GM has surpassed that number in just half a year. On Monday, June 30, GM recalled another 8.2 million vehicles stemming [...]

July 1st, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on GM Recalls Another 8.2 Million Vehicles; GM up to 29 Million Vehicles Recalled This Year

GM Tells Dealerships to Stop Selling 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Cruzes Due to Air Bag Issue

For the second time this year, GM has ordered car dealerships to stop the sale of 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Cruzes due to defective air bags.  GM has identified 33,000 vehicles in the US and Canada that may have been built with parts from the bad batch from their air bag supplier, Takata.  The issue [...]

June 26th, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on GM Tells Dealerships to Stop Selling 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Cruzes Due to Air Bag Issue

Déjà Vu? GM Rolls Out Another 3 Recalls Affecting Over 2 Million Vehicles; Nearly 7 Million GM Cars Recalled in 2014

From 2010-2013, GM recalled 7 million vehicles for varying defects. In 2014 alone, GM has recalled nearly 7 million cars and trucks. Under heavy scrutiny from Congress and NHTSA for the ignition switch recall; GM continues to recall more and more vehicles. In mid-March, GM recalled 1,543,323 vehicles in 3 separate recalls. This week, as [...]

April 4th, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Déjà Vu? GM Rolls Out Another 3 Recalls Affecting Over 2 Million Vehicles; Nearly 7 Million GM Cars Recalled in 2014

NHTSA and GM CEO Face Grilling over Ignition Switch Recall

On April 1st and 2nd, 2014, congressional members are expected to grill NHTSA personnel and GM CEO Mary Barra over the ignition switch issues.  The initial recall on Feb. 13, covering 778,562 Cobalts and G5s, was widened less than two weeks later to more than 800,000 additional vehicles.  Those include 2003-2007 Saturn Ions, 2006-2007 Chevrolet [...]

April 2nd, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on NHTSA and GM CEO Face Grilling over Ignition Switch Recall

GM Response to NHTSA Questions

In the continuing saga of General Motors’ ignition switch recall; these were General Motors’ responses to questions posed by NHTSA prior to the hearings set to take place on April 1 and 2. 1. Has GM made a defect decision and filed the 573 paperwork as to every vehicle it manufactured that contained or could [...]

April 1st, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on GM Response to NHTSA Questions