GM Recall News
General Motors Recalling 4.28 Million Vehicles for Airbag Software Problem
General Motors is recalling approximately 4.28 million vehicles worldwide, 3.64 million of which are in the U.S., for a software defect that led to one person's death, company officials said today. GM's communications manager for cybersecurity and safety, Tom Wilkinson, told ABC News that the
Single Mother of Four Trapped in Her Car For Days
45-year-old Kristen Hopkins lost both her legs and is taking on General Motors.
Colorado Woman Sues General Motors Following Harrowing Crash
A Colorado woman is suing General Motors after an accident left her trapped in her car at the bottom of a ravine. Kristin Hopkins, 45, spent six days in the car following the April 2014 accident, which resulted in both of her legs being amputated below the knees. Hopkins’ 2009 Chevrolet Malibu
Colorado Woman Trapped in Car for 6 Days Sues GM
Kristin Hopkins' 2009 Chevrolet Malibu plummeted hundreds of feet from a Colorado road.
GM to Pay $900M to Settle Criminal Probe Over Defective Ignition Switches
General Motors has agreed to a $900 million settlement and agreed to admit to misleading the public about vehicle safety amid defective ignition switches, according to court documents. The criminal charges were wire fraud and scheming to conceal information, according to court documents. The
Blue Bell Creameries: What It Can Learn From Past Recalls
Blue Bell Creameries, which voluntarily recalled all of its ice cream this week due to possible listeria contamination, can learn lessons of what to do -- and not to do -- from the biggest recent recalls in the country. In its latest statement, Blue Bell said Monday that it was voluntarily
Deaths From GM Ignition Switch Defect Exceed Initial Estimate
Mother Who Lost 'Only Daughter' in Chevy Cobalt May Be Included in Claim List
Here’s Why the Recall Hasn’t Dented GM ’s Sales
GM's 29 million recalled cars since January is costing the car company more than $1 billion, but the company's varying fleet of vehicles have prompted a steady sales growth, according to the company’s quarterly earnings. Despite huge falling profits at the company largely due to the recall and
Emotional Warning From Father of Woman Killed in GM Car
ABC News’ Elise Widerlite reports: Lara Gass, 27, was headed to work in March when her 2004 Saturn Ion rear-ended a tractor-trailer on a Virginia highway. Her airbag failed to deploy. The third-year law student at Washington and Lee University was driving a car that was...
Some Senators Demand Dismissal of Top GM Lawyer for 'Stunning Failure'
Some U.S. senators today called on General Motors CEO Mary Barra to fire the company’s top lawyer as executives testified on the ongoing investigation into the ignition switch malfunction in some GM cars. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asked Barra why she has not fired Michael...