GM Death Fund Won't Cover All GM Ignition Switch Deaths

To date, General Motors’ outside fund has approved 119 death claims and 243 injury claims related to the defective ignition switch that sparked last year’s recall crisis. The fund is set to wrap up soon. Before it does, critics — including some family members of those killed — are wondering why the fund is covering… » 7/01/15 4:40pm Wednesday 4:40pm

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

Your Complete Guide To The $21,000 Stick-Shift 2015 Chevy Colorado

The 2015 Chevy Colorado is a tidy and refined truck in $30,000 trim, but the experience is a little different with the bargain-basement rental-fleet spec. For $21,000 this thing doesn't even have a "scan" button on the radio, but it does have a six-speed manual transmission. What do you want to know about it? » 4/13/15 10:58am 4/13/15 10:58am

This Unofficial 2015 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Is Your Cheap Mini-Ford Raptor

GM fired us right up with the tough-and-tidy 2015 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 off-road concept, but all we get in showrooms are the flaccid Z71 trim and pointless "Trail Boss" package. If you want to see the Colorado turned into a solid off-roader that can you can still drive every day, the aftermarket has finally stepped… » 3/23/15 1:21pm 3/23/15 1:21pm

This 2015 GMC Sierra Has Better WiFi Than My Office (Nicer Seats Too)

We all saw GM's Super Bowl ad: "if you had 4G LTE OnStar in your truck you could stream the game!" I shrugged. How good could WiFi be, bottled into a cellphone signal and piped through a pickup truck? Well I'm testing it in a 2015 GMC Sierra right now, and I think I'm ready to make it my new business address. » 2/19/15 2:13pm 2/19/15 2:13pm