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GM’s new ignition switch website offers recall info by model and year
“There is a risk, under certain conditions, that your ignition switch may move out of the “run” position, resulting in a partial loss of electrical power and turning off the engine,” GM’s newly refurbished ignition switch recall website informs drivers
DOT’s annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign kicks off during the end of summer
Drunk drivers are about to receive their annual crackdown from numerous law enforcement officials and safety advocates with the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.
NHTSA chronically slow responding to auto safety petitions, AP analysis finds
Federal auto safety regulators routinely fail to address consumer safety concerns in a timely manner, an Associated Press (AP) analysis found, underscoring a problem that may contribute to dangerous vehicles remaining on the road and more people being injured and
GM unable to locate nearly 140,000 owners of vehicles with ignition switch flaw
If you own a General Motors (GM) vehicle that is subject to the company’s ignition switch recall and haven’t yet received a recall notice in the mail, you could be one of several thousand the automaker has failed to reach.
GM issues its third recall to fix power windows that may cause older SUVs to go up in flames
General Motors (GM) continues to terrify its customers with yet another round of recalls; however, this recall distinguishes itself in that if it is continually ignored, the vehicle may catch fire!
GM recall website gave some consumers wrong info, NHTSA warns
Owners of General Motors (GM) cars and trucks who recently used the automaker’s VIN-entry website to check whether their vehicle is subject to a safety recall are urged to check again or call the company because the website was giving
Hyundai Sonatas recalled for faulty gear shift levers
According to the Korean automaker Hyundai, roughly 883,000 of its popular 2011 through 2014 Sonatas are now under recall due to issues with the sedan’s gear shift levers. The automatic transmission shift cable within the Sonata has the ability to
Attorneys in GM litigation seek access to all of automaker’s ignition-switch-recall disclosures
Lawyers appointed as temporary counsel in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) against General Motors (GM) for lost value of its vehicles have told the federal judge overseeing the litigation that the automaker should submit all pre-discovery disclosures and other documents it
New details arise on NHTSA’s EWR database regarding GM’s fatal ignition switch-related crashes
New details involving 19 fatal crashes stemming from General Motors’ (GM) faulty ignition switch surfaced on Wednesday. Aubrey Williams, a 32-year-old single mother, was one of the many victims mentioned in the data. In December 2013, Williams was killed during
Still no fix in sight for many Cadillacs recalled for defective ignition switches
General Motors (GM) recalled more than half a million Cadillacs spanning a decade of model years in June for problems related to the ignition switch, but engineers have not yet found a way to repair the potentially deadly flaw.