GM http://wkar.org en Congress probes GM recall effort http://wkar.org/post/congress-probes-gm-recall-effort <p><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:'Times New Roman';color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;"><a href="http://www.gm.com/">General Motors</a> has recalled 2.6-million vehicles for ignition switch failures, failures that are linked to at least 13 deaths. Considering the recent $1.2 billion dollar penalty levied against <a href="http://www.toyota.com/?srchid=sem|google|Brand|Brand_Toyota|Brand_Exact|Existing|Brand_Home">Toyota</a> for that company’s problems related to sudden accelerations, dealing with the ignition switch problem could become very costly to the automaker.</span> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:39:39 +0000 Current State 51575 at http://wkar.org Congress probes GM recall effort GM under scrutiny after botched recall http://wkar.org/post/gm-under-scrutiny-after-botched-recall <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">General Motors officials continue efforts to navigate the fallout from its delayed recall of 1.6-million vehicles with faulty ignition switches. </span><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Cambria;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">The flaw, which has been linked to 31 crashes and 12 deaths, has been traced to vehicles made as long ago as 2001. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:53:12 +0000 Current State 50939 at http://wkar.org GM under scrutiny after botched recall GM celebrates LGR's millionth vehicle http://wkar.org/post/gm-celebrates-lgrs-millionth-vehicle <p></p><p><span id="docs-internal-guid-1a557390-277c-e1fe-85a2-55f735c3505c" style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>General Motors’ Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant is marking a milestone today. &nbsp;The 1 millionth vehicle is set to roll off the assembly line. This morning’s event features an array of federal, state and local officials at the plant. </span></span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16.363636016845703px; line-height: 21.81818199157715px; white-space: pre-wrap;">Mike Green, president of the United Auto Workers Local 652, discusses the milestone. </span></p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:10:38 +0000 Current State 42369 at http://wkar.org GM celebrates LGR's millionth vehicle