General Motors announced yesterday it will recall 1.3 million vehicles in an effort to address power-steering issues linked to 14 crashes. The Pontiac G5 and Chevrolet Cobalt are the only U.S. models affected. [AutomotiveNews]
So I can expect John Dingell calling for hearings into who knew what when, right? I hope I'm wrong, but in this economic climate, I'll bet that the Japanese criticism of the handling of recent Toyota recalls as xenophobic and vaguely racist will be proven accurate.