July 30, 2014 at 12:01 am

Continuing coverage: GM's recalled vehicles

  1. 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

    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

    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

    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.

  2. 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

    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

    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 minor problems. The new recalls mean GM has issued a record 60 separate recall campaigns this year affecting 28.77 million vehicles after it revised the count for an earlier recall in June.

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

    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 of that process, GM is expected to give a potential cost estimate for a victim compensation fund related to its recall of 2.59 million cars with ignition switch defects that have been linked to at least 13 deaths.

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

    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 of complaints related to General Motors Co.’s delayed recall of 2.6 million vehicles linked to at least 13 deaths.

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

    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 didn't recall the cars for more than a decade.

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

    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.

  3. 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 Wilson can't forget the aftermath.

  4. 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 the requirements for the part now linked to 13 deaths and 54 crashes, but said it was reviewing

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

    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 serious civil cases of injuries or deaths to be reviewed by the company's general counsel and engineering staff, the company's top lawyer will tell the Senate.

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

    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

    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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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

    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

    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 ...

  7. 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

    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.

  8. 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 ...

  9. Searchable list: Recalled GM vehicles to date

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

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

    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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

    • 10:13 PM, Jun. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS

    Congress slams GM over 'deadly breakdown'

    Members of Congress today roundly criticized the Detroit automaker's failure to recall 2.6 million older Cobalt and other cars for ignition switch problems, ...

  12. Class-action lawsuit filed against GM over recall

    A national consumer rights law firm said Wednesday it has filed a class-action lawsuit against General Motors Co., alleging the company’s recall of more than ...

    • 10:15 PM, Jun. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS

    Upton: GM employee alerted company of ignition switch troubles in 2006 Impala

    A General Motors Co. employee in 2005 alerted the automaker of what she considered a serious safety issue related to an ignition switch problem in a 2006 ...

  13. GM CEO to tell Congress: Recall failure 'must never happen again'

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra will tell Congress on Wednesday she won't rest until GM reshapes its corporate culture to prevent another devastating failure to ...

    • 9:53 AM, Jun. 16, 2014
    • AUTOS

    GM fixes 154,000 vehicles worldwide for ignition switch problem

    A House committee says General Motors Co. has repaired 154,000 vehicles for ignition switch defects worldwide, while the automaker's outside attorney says the ...

  14. GM recalls 510,000 Camaros for ignition problem linked to 3 crashes

    General Motors Co. is recalling more than 500,000 vehicles because the airbags could fail to deploy in a frontal crash if a driver's knee bumps the key fob and ...

  15. GM's Barra promises answers this time when she testifies before Congress

    Washington General Motors CEO Mary Barra will return to Capitol Hill for the next round of hearings on the company's ignition switch recall. The announcement came the ...

  16. Barra: Workers taking ownership of critical GM ignition switch report

    Detroit General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra today said employees are taking ownership of findings in GM's internal investigation on the ignition switch recall issue and ...

    • 11:12 PM, Jun. 9, 2014
    • AUTOS

    New York judge to hear GM suits on economic loss

    Washington — A federal judicial panel ordered transferred to a judge in New York more than 70 'economic loss' lawsuits filed against General Motors Co. in connection with ...

  17. Before recalls, safety was low in GM hierarchy

    Detroit To understand how General Motors allowed a problem with a small part to balloon into a crisis, look at the organization chart.

    • 10:21 AM, Jun. 6, 2014

    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 ...

    • 4:15 PM, Jun. 6, 2014
    • AUTOS

    GM recalling 105,000 vehicles in four campaigns

    Washington — General Motors Co. said Friday it is issuing four new recall campaigns covering nearly 150,000 vehicles in the United States — including three new ...

    • 9:48 PM, Jun. 5, 2014
    • AUTOS

    Scathing report slams GM for years of recall delays

    Warren — General Motors Co. missed a staggering number of opportunities to uncover and fix a deadly ignition switch defect over more than a decade, according ...

  18. GM faces grueling process ahead in recall

    The release of General Motors Co.'s 315-page scathing internal report is only the beginning of a long, painful process.

  19. GM report rips 'organizational dysfunction'

    General Motors suffered from 'organizational dysfunction' as employees said they were told not to take notes in critical meetings on safety issues and ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. GM program established to compensate families affected by ignition switch defect

    General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra said today the automaker will compensate families who have lost loved ones and victims who have been seriously injured ...

  22. Barra: Employees must speak up on safety

    General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra sent a tough message to its 220,000 employees worldwide: Speak up if you see a problem with safety.

  23. GM CEO Mary Barra's remarks to employees on ignition switch report findings

    Thank you and welcome to our Global Town Hall meeting. I have a lot to cover today, so let's get started.

    • 11:05 PM, Jun. 4, 2014
    • AUTOS

    GM to announce exits of several executives, release recall probe results

    General Motors Co. will announce the departure of several ranking executives Thursday, as it releases an investigation into why the automaker failed for years ...

    • 10:21 AM, Jun. 4, 2014
    • AUTOS

    GM, NHTSA turn over more documents to House committee

    General Motors Co. has now turned over 1 million pages of records to a U.S. House committee investigating the automaker's handling of a recall of 2.6 million ...

  24. GM adviser: Decision on victims compensation 'weeks away'

    The victim compensation expert retained by GM to advise the automaker on whether it should compensate victims of ignition switch crashes said today that a ...

  25. GM dealer demands damages over 'dangerous' car inventory

    A General Motors Co. dealer in Arkansas is seeking compensation for being saddled with an inventory of 'highly dangerous vehicles' that includes cars not yet ...

  26. Suspended GM engineer questioned by House investigators

    Washington — A House committee investigating General Motors Co.'s handling of a recall of 2.6 million vehicles linked to at least 13 deaths and 47 crashes ...

    • 9:55 PM, May. 28, 2014
    • AUTOS

    Ex-GM CEO Akerson: Barra 'unaware' of ignition switch problem

    Former General Motors CEO Dan Akerson says he believes his successor Mary Barra was unaware of the ignition switch problems that led to the eventual recall of ...

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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