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Detroit Free Press
U.S. House committee to probe how GM, NHTSA responded to ignition defects
In this Oct. 24, 2013 file photo, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich.
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The Washington Post
GM Picks Former Lehman Investigator Valukas for Recall Probe
General Motors Co. hired Jenner & Block LLP Chairman Anton Valukas, who served as a U.S. Justice Department-appointed examiner of the downfall of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., to help lead an internal probe of an ignition- switch failure tied to at least 13 deaths.
1.6m car recall put GM on a rough road
Less than a month after General Motors said it would recall 1.6 million cars because of a defective ignition switch, the automaker faces an arduous task: fixing the cars.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Report: US Agency Ignored Complaints About GM Ignition Problems
Federal regulators refused to investigate the faulty ignition problems of General Motors cars - even after receiving more than 260 complaints about them leading to cars shutting off unexpectedly over the past 11 years, The New York Times reports .
If brake account is accurate, dealer dropped the ball
Q: I have a 2003 Buick Rendezvous. After the dealer did a brake job, the red "Brake" warning light on the dash came on, along with an audible alarm.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
GM uses social media to respond to customer gripes
General Motors has a strategy to deal with backlash from consumers on social media: search for complaints, respond quickly and assist customers.
Senator, safety advocates press NHTSA in wake of GM recall
A Massachusetts senator urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to improve disclosure of safety related defects, while two safety advocates urged the Transportation Department to review the agency's handling of reports of ignition switch problems in older Cobalt and other General Motors Co.
Jacksonville Daily News
Missing motorist sought
Carteret County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public to help locate a missing motorist, according to a press release by the agency.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Feds query GM on starter switch recall
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration demanded General Motors Co. turn over extensive information about its handling of the recall of 1.6 million older cars for ignition switch problems linked to 13 deaths and 31 crashes when frontal air bags didn't deploy.
Globe and Mail
Drink the luxury car Kool-Aid and there's no turning back
Anna Abbruzzese and I have a lot in common. We're both hard-working professionals with two young kids.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Automakers' warranty costs are falling despite increase in recalls
Warranty costs are falling for the U.S auto industry, even as the number of recalls gradually increases, according to a new study released today.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Barra defends GM's recall response
SHE'S DUE BACK IN COURT FOR JURY TRIALS ON BOTH OF THOSE CASES NEXT MONTH, DEVIN.
Update 1-GM Ceo said ignition-switch recall will take time to play out
General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra said the No. 1 U.S. automaker was sorry for the recent recall of an ignition-switch linked to 13 deaths, and said the process would take time to play out but the company would work to ensure customer satisfaction.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Why Did It Take GM a Decade to Identify Ignition Switch Problems?
General Motors recalled 588,000 more vehicles last week due to a decade-old ignition switch problem, as questions arose about why the giant automaker took so long to respond to the issue.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Fleet-only Chevy crossover finds takers on used lots
Many dealers have seen brisk demand on their used lots for the Captiva Sport, which General Motors began selling as a fleet-only vehicle in the United States about two years ago to free up retail supplies of the popular, slightly larger Equinox.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Letter: Tea Storm Chaser assists motorist
Recently, as we pulled into Sioux Falls, my vehicle suddenly stopped about half-way up a busy Interstate 29 off ramp.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
GM recall impacts nearly one and a half million cars
It's a big recall involving nearly one and a half million cars you see on the road every day.
Valdez Smashes Car in Recreation of Richie Incognito Ferrari Incident
Matt Valdez went full Incognito Friday, taking to his Saturn Vue with a baseball bat like it was the Ferrari of an interior offensive lineman with rage issues.
NHTSA launches probe into Cobalt recall; GM issues another apology
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a probe into why General Motors Co.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
General Motors Involved In Federal Investigation For Recalls
Earlier this week General Motors doubled the number of older cars it's recalling because of deadly accidents.