August 30, 2014 at 12:01 am

Continuing coverage: GM's recalled vehicles

  1. GM's Barra sends letters to 1.9M car owners in ignition switch recall

    General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra this month sent letters to about 1.9 million owners affected by GM's high-profile ignition switch recall of 2.59 million cars, urging them to complete repairs.

  2. Complete list of GM's recent recalls

    General Motors has recalled 25.75 million vehicles in the U.S. in 2014.

    • 12:21 PM, Aug. 11, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM adds 6 recalls to record this year; largest is for Saturn VUE

    Washington — General Motors Co. said Friday it is issuing six new recalls, covering more than 312,000 vehicles worldwide. It raises this year's total to a record 66 recall campaigns.

  3. GM recalling 1,968 cars for braking defect

    Washington — General Motors Co. is launching its 61st recall in the United States this year, calling back about 2,000 cars after discussions with government regulators about braking issues. And additional recalls are coming.

  4. GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

    General Motors' troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.

    • 8:32 PM, Aug. 7, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM can't find nearly 140,000 recalled cars for ignition switch defects

    About 6.4 percent of the nearly 2.2 million recall notices that General Motors Co. mailed for its ignition switch recall in the U.S. this year were undeliverable, according to a regulatory filing by the Detroit automaker. The disclosure shows the difficulty in recalling older vehicles that often are on second or third owners. GM executives repeatedly have said the company wants a 100 percent response to the ignition switch recall.

    • 7:23 AM, Aug. 5, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Senate bill targets auto execs lax about recalls

    Washington A senator who led hearings into General Motors' delayed recall linked to at least 13 deaths introduced legislation Friday that would allow for up to life in prison for auto executives who delay callbacks for defects that result in fatalities.

  5. Personal injury attorney files new lawsuit against GM

    A prominent Texas personal injury attorney has filed a new lawsuit against General Motors Co. on behalf of 156 people who died or were injured in allegedly defective vehicles recalled this year by the automaker —but who likely are not eligible for GM's victims compensation fund.

    • 11:10 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM reviewed missing bolts in '13 without issuing recall

    General Motors Co. received at least 27 warranty claims and reports of problems in a pre-production vehicle in 2013 — without taking further action until it launched this month's recall of 475,000 vehicles for faulty bolts.

    • 11:05 AM, Jul. 28, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    Akerson: 'We all' misread problems in GM's recall crisis

    Washington Former General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson says the automaker's recent ignition switch recall crisis shows that problems with GM's corporate culture were far more serious than executives realized.

    • 11:24 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    Senator wants GM to explain $400M compensation estimate

    Washington Sen. Richard Blumenthal wants General Motors to explain how it estimates that it will spend $400 million to $600 million to pay claims linked to its recall of 2.6 million older cars for ignition switch problems.

    • 11:25 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    NHTSA investigates 320,000 GM cars for air bag defects

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday it has opened a formal investigation into whether 320,000 older Chevrolet Impalas have defective software that causes the passenger air bag to fail to deploy in some crashes.

  6. GM: Profit, recall woes soon in the rearview

    General Motors Co. executives said Thursday they believe most major recalls are behind them, as the automaker reported a slim second-quarter profit and took a $400 million special charge it estimates will be needed to pay for a victims compensation fund.

    • 10:20 PM, Jul. 24, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM: 45 state AGs investigating ignition recalls

    General Motors Co. disclosed Thursday that 45 state attorneys general are investigating the Detroit automaker's recall of 2.6 million vehicles linked to at least 13 deaths and 54 crashes.

    • 9:43 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM calls back 822,000 vehicles in 6 new campaigns

    Washington General Motors said today it is recalling 822,000 vehicles worldwide in six new recall campaigns. None are related to ignition switch issues, and most are for ...

    • 10:03 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM expected to take $1.2B in recall-related earnings charge

    Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. will release second-quarter earnings Thursday that each are expected to fall short of last year’s second quarter. As part ...

    • 6:52 PM, Jul. 21, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    Foxx: No NHTSA officials fired, disciplined in GM probe

    Washington — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says no one has been disciplined or fired as a result of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s handling ...

    • 10:29 PM, Jul. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM waited more than 10 years to recall 6.7M cars after first report of stalling

    General Motors disclosed today that it first received a report of stalling in 2003. It said it improved ignition switches in 2004 in some older cars, but ...

    • 11:25 PM, Jul. 17, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    Senator: 'How in the world' did top GM lawyer keep job?

    Washington — General Motors top lawyer came under harsh criticism as the head of a Senate panel investigating GM's ignition switch recall questioned why he wasn't fired.

  7. Driver imprisoned for fatal GM crash in 2008 wants payback

    Pontiac Alexis Wilson doesn't remember the crash just after 4 a.m. July 6, 2008, as she was driving her best friend, Tamia Williams, back to Wilson's Pontiac home. But ...

  8. Delphi CEO defends role in producing GM ignition switch

    Washington — Delphi Automotive CEO Rodney O'Neal defended the auto supplier's role in building a defective switch saying it was General Motors' decision to set ...

    • 10:10 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM revamps legal department, retains outside firm for review

    General Motors Co. has hired an outside law firm to conduct a review of GM's litigation practices and revised its handling of civil lawsuits to require all ...

    • 10:09 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM backs revised bill to bar use of unrepaired recalled rental cars

    Washington — General Motors Co. said Wednesday it will back legislation that will require companies to repair used rental cars before they are sold or rented — ...

    • 5:04 PM, Jul. 15, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Senators: Make it crime for auto execs to hide safety issue

    Washington — Two senators will introduce legislation Wednesday that would make it a crime for an auto executive — or an executive from any other company — to conceal a ...

    • 7:56 PM, Jul. 14, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Autos Insider

    Delphi says it is not target of DOJ switch investigation

    Delphi Corp. says it is not a target of the wide ranging criminal investigation into General Motors Co.'s delayed recall of 2.6 million vehicles linked to 13 ...

    • 8:45 AM, Jul. 9, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM CEO, general counsel, Feinberg will testify at Senate hearing

    Five people will be called to testify next week before a Senate panel investigating General Motors Co.'s massive recalls: GM CEO Mary Barra, the automaker's ...

  9. GM lawyer Kenneth Feinberg already hearing from victims, not yet accepting claims

    Kenneth R. Feinberg, the lawyer hired by General Motors Co. to arrange compensation for victims of cars with defective ignition switches, is already hearing ...

  10. Senate to hold new GM hearing July 17

    A Senate panel investigating General Motors Co.'s delayed recall of 2.6 million vehicles linked to 13 deaths and 54 crashes will hold a new hearing on July 17.

    • 11:57 AM, Jul. 1, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    Foxx: U.S. will keep up pressure on GM to do right thing

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx defended the government's handling of auto safety issues in the wake of GM's growing number of vehicle recalls — and said ...

    • 12:24 AM, Jul. 1, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM recalls 8.4M vehicles in 6 new campaigns

    General Motors Co. is recalling 8.45 million vehicles worldwide in six new recall campaigns — including more than 8 million cars for unintended ignition key ...

  11. GM sets no cap on recall victim compensation fund

    General Motors' victim compensation fund will be open to potentially hundreds or even thousands of claims from anyone harmed in a crash in which air bags ...

    • 5:04 PM, Jun. 30, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    Calif. county sues GM over delayed ignition switch recall

    The Orange County District Attorney in California said Monday he filed suit against General Motors Co.

  12. Lawyers criticize GM compensation plan for failing to include punitive damages

    Lawyers representing families of victims killed or people injured in crashes tied to General Motors Co.’s defective ignition switches said the compensation ...

  13. Searchable list: Recalled GM vehicles to date

    See the models recalled, the defect, and date of recall.

    • 11:21 PM, Jun. 29, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • GENERAL MOTORS

    GM to roll out compensation plan for victims in ignition switch recall

    General Motors Co.’s ignition switch compensation fund will be open to anyone harmed in a crash in which the air bags didn’t deploy — including backseat ...

  14. GM: No plans to fire additional employees

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra says she plans no more firings in connection with the company's investigation into its delayed recall of 2.6 million cars with ...

  15. GM says Impala ignition recall linked to Chinese-made parts

    General Motors said today a Chinese auto supplier built the parts at issue in its recall of 3.4 million cars for ignition switch problems linked to eight ...

    • 10:21 AM, Jun. 6, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Honest leadership a good place for GM's Barra to begin

    In one of the more extraordinary airings of dirty laundry this town has seen in a long time, the General Motors Co. CEO let 'er rip Thursday with her take on a ...

  16. PDF: Read the Valukas report on GM's ignition recall

    “No single person owned any decision,” said the 315-page report from a former U.S. attorney in Chicago, whose legal team interviewed more than 230 employees ...

Vehicles being recalled

Ignition switch recalls:
2005-2007 Chevrolet Cobalt
2007 Pontiac G5
2008-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
2006-2011 Chevrolet HHR
2006-2010 Pontiac Solstice
2008-10 Pontiac G5
2003-2007 Saturn Ion
2007-2010 Saturn Sky
2010-14 Chevrolet Camaros
2005-2009 Buick Lacrosse
2006-2014 Chevrolet Impala
2000–2005 Cadillac Deville
2004–2011 Cadillac DTS
2006–2011 Buick Lucerne
2004–2005 Buick Regal LS & GS MY
2006–2008 Chevy Monte Carlo
1997-2005 Chevrolet Malibu
1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue
1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero
1999-2005 Pontiac Grand Am
2000-05 Chevrolet Impala and Monte Carlo
2004-08 Pontiac Grand Prix
2003-14 Cadillac CTS
2004-06 Cadillac SRX

 

Power steering recalls:
2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, and some 2006 Chevrolet Malibu
2004, 2005, and some 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx
Some 2009 and 2010 Chevrolet HHR (non-turbo)
Some 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
Some 2008 and 2009 Saturn Aura
2004 to 2007 Saturn Ion
2005, 2008, 2009, and some 2006 Pontiac G6
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500 HD
2015 GMC Sierra 2500/3500 GMC Sierra HD

 

Right front axle shaft recalls:
Some 2013-2014 Chevrolet Cruze cars with 1.4L turbo gas engines

 

Transmission oil cooler line recalls:
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2014 GMC Sierra 1500
2015 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe with a six-speed transmission
2014 GMC Yukon and Yukon XL with a six-speed transmission

 

 

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