Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals Monday.
Chrysler sales rise 20 percent. GM sales up 6 percent. Ford sales drop 2 percent.
At least 36 people have died and 44 have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
Raytheon Professional Services provided this first-of-its-kind training at Fort Hood, teaching the same curriculum that every dealership’s GM-certified automotive technician receives.
For the owners of 189,000 General Motors SUVs, the days of parking them outside the garage for fear that they could catch fire will soon come to an end.
“I want it understood that they day of GM being a polite competitor is over,” Barra tells the Detroit Economic Club.
The automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.
Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…
The recalls involve the Cadillac SRX and Saab 9-4X, as well as the Chevrolet Spark.
GM and Chrysler sales increase 19 percent. Ford sales drop 3 percent.
September sales won’t be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong.
The death toll from crashes involving GM small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.
GM says the electronic parking brake arm that applies pressure to the back of the brake pads may not fully retract after use.
Vehicles could leak, posing a fire risk. No fires or injuries have been reported.
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.
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.
In the service bays of Mauer Chevrolet, auto mechanics are busy swapping out the small parts that caused a huge problem. “We get a half dozen to a dozen every day,” operations director, Norm Kordell, said.
General Motors says second-quarter profit fell 85 percent as recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from the bottom line.
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.