Criminal Wrongdoing Reportedly Found In GM Defect Linked To 104 Deaths

A Justice Department inquiry found that GM’s failure to disclose a faulty ignition problem in their cars constituted criminal wrongdoing, the New York Times reported Friday. The penalty has yet to be determined, but it’s expected to be the largest ever faced by an automaker for criminal wrongdoing, surpassing the $1.2… » 5/23/15 10:14am 5/23/15 10:14am

GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises To 84 People

While 2015 has been generally less full of recall crises than last year, the fallout from the General Motors ignition switch fiasco continues unabated. Today, the fund tasked with overseeing compensation to victims of the switch and their families approved another four death claims, bringing the official death total… » 4/13/15 4:46pm 4/13/15 4:46pm

Lawyers Allege GM 'Cover-Up' Of Deadly Ignition Switch Fiasco

At the height of General Motors' ignition switch fiasco last year, the company commissioned former U.S. Attorney Anton R. Valukas to review what happened. His 325-page report may have been brutal, but now lawyers suing GM say they've found new documents that contradict that report and prove the existence of a… » 3/17/15 2:31pm 3/17/15 2:31pm

GM Dumps 100,000 Mile Powertrain Warranty Because It Didn't Sell Cars

If you recently purchased a new General Motors vehicle, were you lured in by their five year, 100,000 mile powertrain warranty? If the answer is "Not really," you aren't alone. GM switched to that warranty plan in 2007, but it's being downgraded because it apparently wasn't helping to move cars. » 3/12/15 3:09pm 3/12/15 3:09pm

Why wanna have a Chevy Impala when you can have the Chevy Opala?

There are over 50 million cars cruising and crashing on Brazilian streets at the moment. Most are looking boring, some look promising. In 2010 the General Motors Corporation had a market share in Brazil of about 20 percent, as much as Volkswagen. As one of the largest manufacturers on this earth with a broad range of… » 3/10/15 8:29am 3/10/15 8:29am