General Motors recalled a small number of Pontiac G6 midsize cars to fix a faulty brake light system in 2009, yet waited more than five years to call back over 2 million other cars with the same system.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
There have been no fatalities associated with these recalls.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.
General Motors announced five more recalls Thursday, affecting 2.7 million of its cars. The largest recall involves the Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6, and Saturn Aura.
General Motors is recalling nearly 60,000 Saturn Aura midsize cars because the automatic transmission shift levers can show the wrong gear.
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 recalling 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working.
The recall extends to all model years of the Chevrolet Cobalt, HHR, Pontiac G5, Solstice and Saturn Ion and Sky models in the U.S.
The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.
John Idzik took the podium Thursday with a massive job ahead — turning around the embattled Jets.
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.