Month: June 2014

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  • June
    26 2014

    GM Stops Chevrolet Cruze Sales Due to Defective Airbags

    General Motors has ordered its dealers to stop selling the Chevrolet Cruze vehicles due to potentially defective air bags. The auto manufacturer, already beleaguered by a massive recall of 2.6 million vehicles, has identified over 32,000 Chevrolet Cruzes from the model years 2013 and 2014 that may have issues with their air bags. The sale-stop […]

  • June
    25 2014

    Attorneys Ask Court to Exclude GM Recall Lawsuits

    Attorneys for General Motors said it would request that a U.S. court exclude GM recall lawsuits related to actions prior to the company’s 2009 bankruptcy. The company claims that the terms of its bankruptcy proceedings stated that it was immune to liability lawsuits stemming from incidents that occurred before 2009, which would include the GM […]

  • June
    24 2014

    BP Closes Internal Oil Spill Claims Program

    As of this week, oil giant BP has decided to close its internal program related to oil spill claims from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. This startling decision removes a source of potential relief for more than 10,000 affected business operators and homeowners who had chosen not to participate in the company’s disputed settlement agreement […]

  • June
    19 2014

    Truck Wreck Shuts Down George Washington Bridge

    The famous George Washington Bridge, a major traffic artery that connects New Jersey to New York City, was shut down for several hours last week due to a fatal truck wreck. A spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey stated that two 18 wheelers collided at around 2 am on the […]

  • June
    16 2014

    Chevy Camaro Recall Part of GM Recall Efforts

    Due to problems similar to those affecting more than 2 million cars and SUVs, General Motors recently announced a Chevy Camaro recall. The Chevy Camaro recall affects more than 500,000 of the popular sports cars. As with the previous recall of several other models, the Camaro recall involves problems with the vehicle’s ignition switch that […]