This Disturbing Powerpoint Shows Why GM Failed To Protect Customers

If there's a smoking gun in this whole GM fiasco it might be this: An internal PowerPoint presentation released by the government that makes it clear the company went to great lengths to discourage people from talking frankly about safety problems, even if that problem scared them, their family, and was obviously a… » 5/16/14 11:47am 5/16/14 11:47am

Court Docs: A Chevy Cobalt Can Shut Down Without Heavy Keys

Recalls, potential fines, and now a criminal investigation: These are all the tribulations General Motors now faces thanks to a faulty ignition switch cited in 12 fatal crashes. But is it really all just because drivers had too much stuff on their key rings? Court documents reviewed by Jalopnik show a more complex… » 3/13/14 4:45pm 3/13/14 4:45pm

GM CEO Learned Of 10-Year Problem Tied To 13 Deaths 'A Few Weeks Ago'

Addressing the 1.4 million vehicle recall for a problem cited in 13 deaths will likely be the first big test for new General Motors CEO Mary Barra. And in a letter to employees today, she made clear that she's been on it — ever since she learned of the problem a few weeks ago. Who sees the problem here? » 3/04/14 7:00pm 3/04/14 7:00pm