Category: GM Recall

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  • March
    17 2016

    GM Ignition Switch Recall Lawsuits Start This Week

    A pair of GM ignition switch recall lawsuits are underway in a Manhattan federal courthouse this week. The decisions in these cases are expected to affect the hundreds of other GM ignition switch recall lawsuits currently pending in courts across the country. The first case involves a driver’s claim that the company’s faulty ignition switch […]

  • March
    11 2016

    Federal Court to Hear “Bellwether” GM Ignition Switch Recall Lawsuits

    Six lawsuits chosen as “bellwether” cases involving GM ignition switch recalls will be heard in a Manhattan federal court later this year. The six cases, three chosen by the automaker and three by plaintiffs’ attorneys, could determine the disposition of hundreds of other GM ignition switch recall lawsuits currently pending. If any or all of […]

  • September
    04 2015

    New Apps Lets Owners Find Cars With Vehicle Recall Warnings

    Two new smartphone apps give car owners the chance to find out if their car is on a vehicle recall list. One of these apps, developed by used car retailer Carfax, allows owners or potential buyers to enter the vehicle’s license plate information. The app then searches a database to determine if the car, truck, […]

  • March
    23 2015

    GM Ignition Switch Death Toll Rises to 74

    The administrator of the automaker’s reimbursement fund for recalled vehicles announced that the GM ignition switch death toll now stands at 74. Attorney Ken Feinberg stated that the company recently paid out an additional seven GM ignition switch death claims, as well as 13 new injury claims. The company is still reviewing more than 1,300 […]

  • February
    20 2015

    GM Power Steering Recall Expanded

    The troubled automaker announced last week that it was expanding a 2014 GM power steering recall. The new recall covers more than 81,000 additional vehicles, including 70,000 in the U.S. The expanded GM power steering recall includes the 2006-7 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Maxx and the 2006-7 Pontiac G6. The previous recall covered more than […]