A federal appeals court ruling that General Motors can’t use its 2009 bankruptcy to fend off lawsuits over faulty and dangerous ignition switches exposes the automaker to billions in additional liabilities, according to legal experts.
People who bought or leased 2016 General Motors SUVs with overstated gas mileage on the window sticker will be getting compensated, the automaker said Friday.
General Motors Co. is telling dealers not to sell about 60,000 SUVs in the U.S. because the gas mileage listed on the window stickers was inadvertently overstated.
General Motors issued its third recall in seven years for cars that can leak oil and catch fire, in some instances damaging garages and homes.
The families of 51 people who died in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches in small General Motors cars will get payments from a company fund.
Emails showing that General Motors ordered a half-million replacement ignition switches nearly two months before telling the government of a safety recall will be heavily scrutinized by federal prosecutors.
General Motors is recalling more than 60,000 vehicles in North America, the latest round of recalls this year for the automaker.
The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company.
As General Motors prepares to report monthly sales results today, a look at its numbers from June show just how intent the company is on keeping new-car sales on the rise during a record spate of safety recalls.
Recall expenses chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors’ bottom line in the second quarter, as it added up the costs of repairs for nearly 30 million cars and set aside funds to compensate victims of small-car crashes.