A number of GM recalls and stop-sales materialized over the weekend, to no one’s surprise. I’ll save you the time of having to endure my now trite cynicism of The General, and just go ahead and tell you why your cars might kill you this time around: General Motors recalled 117,000 various vehicles in North […]
Remember last week when Mary Barra said that GM recalls have been “substantially completed?” Apparently, she does not. General Motors has just recalled 48,114 models for defective seatbelts. Reportedly, the pretensioner cables might not lock in certain conditions, meaning that, instead of tightening in an accident, they could loosen. Both the 2013 Cadillac ATS sedan […]
This has not been Mary Barra’s year. At the very beginning of 2014, she hopped into the pilot seat of a plane she did not know was going down, but boy has she held her own as she made all the necessary sacrifices to get the plane flying straight again. After nearly 29 million recalls […]
Surprised? Only that it's not more...
Last week we reported on General Motors’ recall of 189,000 regrettably flammable SUVs, then clapped our hands together and said, “Welp, that’s that!” So it is with great surprise that we must now report that, once again, GM is recalling a whole bunch of cars. We’re not angry, GM, we’re just disappointed. Let’s start small […]
Guess what?! Nope, you’re not getting a Ferrari (complete with luggage) to call your very own. But General Motors is recalling hundreds of thousands more vehicles. That’s right; just when you thought GM had run out of vehicles to recall, the automaker announces another 717,960 vehicles. Surprisingly, the latest recall has nothing to do with […]
Because why the hell not? It's a Tuesday.
Hey! Hey, guess what! It’s time for another GM recall! I know, I know, you’re probably thinking “oh, are you fu…I mean, didn’t they just recall 2.7 million cars on Thursday?” Yes, you are right. They totally did. And ya know what? They’re recalling 2.4 million more cars, trucks, and SUVs today because GM will […]
General Motors this morning announced five new recalls totaling 2.7 million vehicles. This brings the total number of vehicles recalled by GM in 2014 past the astounding total of 10 million. The largest of the five recalls is for 2.4 million 2004-2012 Chevy Malibu, 2004-2007 Malibu Maxx, 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 and 2007-2010 Saturn Aura models. […]
Announcer: Today is a day that ends in the word “day,” which means it’s a perfect-enough day for another round of…more GM recalls! *game show music plays* *crowd applauds* Host: Who are our lucky contestants today, Rich? Announcer: Why, we’ve got 56,214 Saturn Auras from the 2007-2008 model years! *crowd applauds* Host: The 2007-2008 Saturn […]
Models affected by the latest round of recalls include 2013-2014 Buick Verano, 1982-2005 Chevy Cavalier, and certain 2010 Camaro 1LT models. Issues range from incorrect badging to providing a doorway for interdimensional beings to enter our world.
This morning, General Motors announced yet another safety recall affecting 2.1 million vehicles after only just recalling 1.3 million vehicles more last evening. This brings the total number of vehicles affected by numerous GM recalls issued since the beginning of March past the staggering total of 8 million. This latest news comes mere hours before […]
Because it just wouldn't be another day in March if GM didn't recall a whole bunch of their vehicles.
This afternoon, General Motors announced…yeah, you got it…another recall. This time, they are calling back 1.3 million vehicles due to a potential sudden loss of electric power steering assist. Per General Motors’ press release, the following vehicles are involved in the company’s latest recall: Chevrolet Malibu: All model year 2004 and 2005, and some model […]
Recall Alert: Approximately 49,000 GM Vehicles Affected by Two Separate Recalls Involving Potential Fire Risks
General Motors has issued a recall on approximately 49,000 of its vehicles. The recall impacts those who own a 2011-2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD or a GMC Sierra 3500HD equipped with dual fuel tanks. The low fuel level sensor for the front fuel tank has the capacity to get stuck on these vehicles, which makes it easy […]
GM recently elaborated on its track record of encouraging youngsters to study STEM. Under Mary Barra’s leadership, the company gave a large grant to the Girl Scouts to equip girls with the resources they need to pursue STEM careers. Progressive Technology: Learn more about Chevy OnStar The partnership According to Detroit Free Press contributor Jamie […]
After long shutdowns brought on by the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, GM is reopening its plants in the U.S. and Canada. According to the Detroit Free Press, at least three of the automaker’s parts plants reopened yesterday: the DMAX Duramax Plant in Moraine, Ohio, where the 6.6-liter Duramax diesel engine is put together; the […]
While it’s common for people to set New Year’s goals that involve weight loss, it’s not as common for vehicles to have this ambition. But shedding some weight is the goal GMC vehicles have for this year, as CEO Mary Barra recently revealed during a General Motors Capital Markets Day event. Tire TLC: Get the scoop […]
During the past few weeks, General Motors CEO Mary Barra has had to make quite a few tough decisions regarding the automaker’s future moving forward. Her leadership during this time is evidently being recognized. Automotive News recently named Barra its Industry Leader of the Year. GM Corporate Decisions: Cadillac headquarters set to stay in New York […]
While recalls don’t always involve dangerous problems, fixing them with a trip to the dealership is a hassle for car owners — and it becomes even more of an annoyance when the vehicle faces repeated recalls. According to a new study by research firm iSeeCars.com, those high recall rates often go together with low reliability […]
General Motors on Friday announced that Jeffrey Massimilla will assume the role of Vice President, Global Vehicle Safety and Cybersecurity, effective following the retirement of current Vice President of Global Vehicle Safety Jeffrey Boyer on September 1st. Massimilla is the current head officer of GM’s cybersecurity department, a position that he will maintain as he […]