Some GM Recall Victims Won’t Get Money

(CNN) — Not all victims of an ignition switch problem with a GM vehicle are eligible for a payout from the automaker’s compensation fund. General Motors created the fund for the families of those who died or victims injured in one of the 2.6 million vehicles recalled in February. But money from the fund is … Continue reading »

GM to Issue Report on Delayed Recall

(CNN) — General Motors will release details Thursday on the investigation into why it took so long to recall cars with faulty ignition switches. According to GM, the problem has been tied to 13 deaths, though safety officials and families say there could be more. GM says the switch problem was discovered as early as … Continue reading »

GM to Pay $35M in Ignition Switch Defect

(CNN) — General Motors agreed to pay a $35 million fine for delays in reporting an ignition switch defect tied to 13 deaths. Federal safety regulators announced the settlement Friday. It is the maximum GM can be fined for a single violation. The automaker has admitted that its employees knew of problems with the ignition … Continue reading »

GM Recall Over Brake Installation Flaw

DETROIT (CNN) — General Motors is recalling more than 8,500 Buick LaCrosse and Chevrolet Malibu sedans for a flaw in the brake assembly. USA Today reports rear brake rotors may have been mistakenly installed into the front brake system. The problem could shorten brake pad life and reduce brake performance, increasing the risk of an … Continue reading »

Local Dealership’s Recall Efforts

EUGENE, Ore. — The head of General Motors continues to get grilled in Washington DC over the massive recall believed to be tied to 13 deaths. Members of a Senate panel are accusing GM of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch and it’s left a lot of vehicle owners with questions. This … Continue reading »