The death toll from crashes involving GM small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.
Vehicles could leak, posing a fire risk. No fires or injuries have been reported.
Now, the new car can tattle on any valet who doesn’t take a slow, direct route to a parking space.
The probe was opened over an April 2011 car crash that severely injured an elderly man when the passenger air bags didn’t deploy.
Out of the hundreds of makes and models of vehicles on American roadways only 22 can say they are among the safest on the road – that according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.
The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is the only non-luxury car to earn the highest rating in tests of high-tech crash prevention systems.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested cars equipped with collision warning and automatic braking systems. It gave a “superior” rating to eight of vehicles.
The recall is General Motors’ 29th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million.
General Motors unveiled the 2015 model Tuesday evening ahead of the New York International Auto Show.
General Motors is adding more than 588,000 vehicles to a recall to fix ignition switches that can shut off engines and cause crashes.
Chevrolet vehicles are set to be outfitted with 4G cellular capabilities from AT&T. The technology will let drivers use phones without burning through the voice and data limits.