Sixty-three death claims have been filed so far with the lawyer handling payments for those involved in wrecks caused by faulty GM ignition switches. A compensation expert spokeswoman said 125 claims were received Friday.
Lawmakers put Barra on the spot, telling the CEO she should have fired GM’s corporate counsel, Michael Millikin, based on the conclusions of an internal report.
General Motors is recalling at least 7.6 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company’s safety crisis continues to grow.
The latest recall covers some Dodge Journey SUVs and Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Caravan minivans from the 2007 to 2009 model years.
When Kenneth Feinberg announces the terms of General Motors’ plan to pay victims of crashes caused by bad ignition switches, he’ll have an open wallet.
Earlier this week, General Motors announced the recall of more than 3 million vehicles. The recall is for ignition problems dating back to 2000, which means used car buyers should beware.
General Motors is recalling 3.2 million more cars in the U.S. because of ignition switch problems.
A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced.
General Motors faced more pressure over its handling of a deadly defect in certain compact cars Tuesday as word leaked of a criminal investigation and two congressional committees opened probes into the matter.
There are new concerns about the current General Motors recall that affects some 1.6 million vehicles worldwide. GM car owners in North Texas are already calling dealerships, searching for a fix, but the fix isn’t ready.
General Motors on Tuesday doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars it is recalling to fix faulty ignition switches linked to multiple fatal crashes.
Honda is recalling nearly 400,000 Civics and Accords because of an ignition switch problem.