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Judge: GM doesn't need to tell owners to stop driving recalled vehicles [Detroit Free Press :: ]

April 17--A Texas federal district judge has denied a motion that would force owners to stop driving more than 2 million General Motors small cars under recall for defective ignition switches.The motion, filed by lawyer Bob Hilliard of Corpus Christi, ... [Published BusinessWeek - 25 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 6 reports

Airbag maker added to GM lawsuit

Plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against General Motors for its handling of widespread recalls are adding the maker of airbags that were found to be defective to their list of defendants they are seeking compensation from.The lawsuit, which was filed ... [Published The Hill - 23 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 12 reports

GM doesn't have to order customers to park recalled cars

April 17, 2014(Bloomberg) — General Motors Co. doesn't have to take the unprecedented step of instructing car owners that the 2.59 million vehicles it recalled are unsafe to drive until faulty ignition switches are fixed, a federal judge ruled.Federal ... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - 50 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Court Denies Bid To Keep Recalled GM Cars Off Road

( SarahMcGowen ) A U.S. District Court judge in Texas has put the brakes on an attempt to compel General Motors to tell owners of recalled vehicles to keep their cars parked pending repairs. Last month, plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit against GM ... [Published The Consumerist - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 17 reports

GM Test Drivers Knew Of Ignition Problem In 2006

( Van Swearingen ) Another data point on the General Motors ignition recall timeline has been filled in with the latest revelation that test drivers for the car maker’s Cadillac division spotted the problem eight years ago, possibly leading to ... [Published The Consumerist - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 33 reports

Should 'new GM' be liable for pre-bankruptcy ignition accidents? (+video)

GM will ask a bankruptcy judge to protect it from many of the lawsuits related to the faulty ignition switch behind a massive recall. And it wants all lawsuits delayed until the ruling is made. By Mark Guarino[1], Staff writer / April 16, 2014 General ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 9 reports

GM CEO Barra 'Agonized' Over Putting Two Key Engineers on Paid Leave

General Motors CEO Mary Barra said this week that she "agonized" over last week's decision to put two key GM engineers on paid leave pending the outcome of an investigation into defective ignition switches linked to 13 deaths.Like Us on FacebookBarra ... [Published Auto World News - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 19 reports

Reports: GM seeking protection on pre-bankruptcy recall lawsuits

General Motors is seeking protection from lawsuits about product failures involving cars that were recalled before its 2009 bankruptcy proceeding that involved the company receiving a $50 billion federal bailout, according to multiple reports.GM is facing ... [Published The Hill - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 8 reports

Blumenthal slams GM for failing to replace ignition switches

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said it was “unacceptable” that General Motors (GM) still hasn’t given dealerships the replacement parts needed to fix faulty ignition switches.“Having failed to deliver new ignition switches to dealers last week as promised, ... [Published The Hill - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 29 reports

General Motors Forms Internal Safety Squad Post-Recall

Source: Getty Images New changes at General Motors ( NYSE:GM ) have seemingly reinforced the company’s desires to ensure that the recall scandal it’s currently embroiled in doesn’t occur again in the future, as GM on Tuesday announced the formation ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 10 reports

Delphi targeted by US senators seeking GM recall answers

The auto parts supplier is the maker of the defective ignition switch, and the probe investigators are now turning their attention towards the company in order to find more answers to why General Motors continued to use the defective part – in a recall ... [Published Inautonews - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 11 reports

GM CEO agonised over putting two engineers on paid leave

By Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra said she "agonized" over last week's decision to put two GM engineers on paid leave pending the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]

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...victory, because its customers remain at risk, and its legal responsibility for future harm is only higher," Blumenthal said in a statement. "Rather than celebrating, GM should show its new safety culture by expediting repairs and taking true ownership of this continuing challenge. I call on GM to abandon reliance on its supposed shield from legal responsibility for past damage and to take strong preventive action going forward. In the meantime, I hope that NHTSA will be more proactive and protective of consumers as the recall process continues."
"We are drawing people from all parts of our business to help guide our response to the current recall," GM spokesman Greg Martin said. "Bob is a part of this team and is helping lead our communications and government relations response to the recall."
...Bankruptcy professor Stephen Lubben at Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey said, "Having the court reaffirm its order could head off attempts to litigate the issue before some other court, which might not be as well-versed in bankruptcy and the broad reach of the bankruptcy code."
..."They couldn't stop making them," said Kelley Blue Book analyst Karl Brauer, "but they stopped caring about doing a good job on them." GM (GM, Fortune 500[1]) now admits it should have fixed a faulty ignition switch[2] in the Cobalt and similar models

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GM's recalled Cobalt was a failure from the start [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
Mary Barra: GM ignition recall's fall gal [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
Judge won't order recalled GM cars to be parked [Published The Olympian - 1 hour ago]
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Court Denies Bid To Keep Recalled GM Cars Off Road [Published The Consumerist - 1 hour ago]
( SarahMcGowen ) A U.S. District Court judge in Texas has put the brakes on an attempt to compel General Motors to tell owners of recalled vehicles to keep their cars parked pending repairs. Last month, plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit against GM ...
This is an immoral company-----GM looking to ba... [Published MuskegonPundit - 1 hour ago]
GM looking to bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection - Fox 2 News Headlines DETROIT (WJBK) - General Motors says it will ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims involving conduct before its 2009 bankruptcy. The company ...
Judge Denies ‘Park It Now’ Request in GM Recall [Published WSJ.com: Law Blog - 2 hours ago]
A federal judge gave General Motors Co. a pass Thursday, ruling against forcing the auto maker to tell owners of the 2.6 million vehicles covered in the ignition-switch recall to park their cars until they are fixed. ...
Judge Denies ‘Park It Now’ Request in GM Recall [Published Law Blog - 2 hours ago]
A federal judge gave General Motors Co. a pass Thursday, ruling against forcing the auto maker to tell owners of the 2.6 million vehicles covered in the ignition-switch recall to park their cars until they are fixed. ...
2014 World Car Awards: 5 Winners Announced in N... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 3 hours ago]
The World Car Awards are decided by a team of journalists from North America, Asia, and Europe, who decided to independently test and vote on the best cars in five different categories. After the 69 publications involved drive the vehicles and submit ...
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General Motors Looks to Limit Lawsuits [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Apr 16 2014]
GM CEO Mary Barra unveils new safety unit [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 16 2014]
Toyota Recalls 6.4 Million Vehicles [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Apr 09 2014]
Researchers discover a big bug on the web. [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Apr 09 2014]
General Motors will take another big charge. [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Apr 04 2014]
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