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 |  Jun 30 2014, 2:59 PM

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Nearly 8.5-million vehicles have been recalled by General Motors globally.

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 |  Jun 26 2014, 4:31 PM

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The light at the end of the tunnel for General Motors still isn’t in sight when it comes to recalls. 

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 |  Jun 13 2014, 10:44 AM

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The recalls are still coming from General Motors, with the latest affecting 581,367 vehicles driving the total number of recalled GM products in 2014 to 16.4 million in North America. 

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 |  Jun 07 2014, 10:44 AM

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General Motors continues to add to its record-setting total of recalls for 2014.

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 |  Jun 05 2014, 11:26 AM

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General Motors has announced that 15 employees have been fired from the company because of their actions related to the ignition switch recall.

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 |  May 28 2014, 2:54 PM

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General Motors has released a full list of all the recalls it has issued thus far in 2014 which reveals that the total number of cars affected worldwide is sitting at 15.8 million. 

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 |  May 23 2014, 8:13 AM

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The onslaught of product recalls from General Motors has already seen 13.8 million vehicles called back in the U.S., but the American automaker isn’t done yet. 

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 |  May 17 2014, 7:32 AM

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General Motors instructed its engineers to soften the language they used in reporting possible mechanical problems.

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 |  May 16 2014, 11:23 AM

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General Motors has agreed to pay a fine of $35 million to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for delaying a recall of 2.6 million vehicles

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 |  May 15 2014, 10:04 AM

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General Motors is taking no chances these days with safety after the ignition switch switch debacle and has announced a new set of recalls that affects 2.7 million vehicles. 

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 |  May 08 2014, 3:59 PM

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General Motors has announced its fifth recall in the last two weeks, with the company calling back both 2014 Chevy Malibu and Buick Lacrosse models. 

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 |  Mar 31 2014, 4:55 PM

GM Recalls Older Models To Fix Power Steering

As if fire risks and faulty ignition switches weren’t enough, General Motors is now calling back more cars for a completely separate issue. 

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 |  Mar 31 2014, 1:24 PM

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Dealers were told to stop selling the Chevy Cruze last week with no explanation, but now there is an answer. 

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 |  Mar 20 2014, 7:50 PM

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With the massive recall recently announced over General Motors’ ignition switch issue, the government safety agency overseeing the investigation is under scrutiny as to why a similar recall hasn’t been issued for the Saturn Ion’s power steering failures.

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 |  Mar 18 2014, 11:08 AM

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GM is working to convince customers that it does value safety in the wake of a large recall, and a new position has been created to reinforce that. 

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 |  Mar 05 2014, 3:05 PM

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has sent General Motors a 27-page letter containing 107 questions requesting information to further its inquest on whether or not GM waited too long to recall 1.6 million vehicles.  

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 |  Aug 06 2013, 11:34 AM

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General Motors has taken on a new purchasing contract that allows the company to recover costs spent on safety recalls from suppliers that provided defective components. 

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 |  Mar 20 2013, 8:47 AM

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General Motors announced a recall today for 2013 Cadillac SRX and 2013 Buick LaCrosse vehicles, over a software issue that may cause them to inadvertently switch to sport mode. 

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 |  Feb 04 2013, 2:31 PM

It’s 2013, but stereotypes of American vehicles from the ‘70s still linger in the automotive industry, with buyers wondering if domestic cars can ever be as reliable as imports.

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 |  Dec 23 2010, 4:46 PM

From viewing the news over the last 12 months you’d be forgiven for thinking that 2010 was the year that automotive recalls broke records, and indeed the 2010 total was higher by about some 800,000 vehicles over 2009.

Toyota‘s highly publicized woes, including hearings before congress, fueled much of recall ‘mania’ in 2010, while a number of other automakers,  including Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda and Nissan, also issued a number of bulletins. Yet, despite a total of 136 separate recall programs, spread across 17.2 million vehicles, 2010 still wasn’t a record year. By contrast, back in 2000, a total of 24.3 million vehicles were recalled for defects, most notably first generation Ford Explorers for the Firestone tire blow-out fiasco.

However, getting back to 2010, out of the total 17.2 million vehicles, according to Ward’s Auto World, Toyota still led the way, with some 17 separate recalls covering 6.6 million vehicles. Also, according to Ward’s the Japanese automaker is still only 65 percent done with repairing the 5.6 million cars, vans and light trucks recalled in 2010 for faulty floormats.

[Source: Ward's Auto World]