Jun 08 by Ben

Citing Fires, General Motors Recalls 1.5 Million Cars

Your car’s definitely not supposed to catch on fire. Recognizing this, General Motors has announced a recall of nearly 1.5 million trucks and SUVs over windshield wiper fluid that can cause fires. In 2004, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigated a similar windshield-wiper defect among GM models and fined the Detroit-based company $1 million for failing to conduct a timely recall.

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Apr 08 by Ben

General Motors Catches Toyota’s Safety Scrutiny

If you thought that Toyota’s brake recalls are beneficial for competing automakers, it’s time to think again. The Detroit News reports this week that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration intends to investigate 6.2 million GM vehicles for possible brake irregularities similar to those that have plagued Toyota.

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