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  • Apr 24, 2014
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    GM Profit Report Further Clouds Spotlight on CEO Mary Barra

    The chief executive caps her first 100 days on the job by reporting a razor-thin profit of $125 million, down 86% from year-ago, and bruised by the recall of 7 million vehicles....More
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    UPDATE 1-GM posts lower profit after recall; truck pricing strong  

    (Adds CFO comments, details) By Ben Klayman and Bernie Woodall DETROIT, April 24 (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Thursday that first-quarter profit tumbled 88 percent after a massive recall due to defective ignition switches, but results still topped expectations on strong pricing for its redesigned pickup trucks in North America....More
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    UPDATE 3-GM seeks U.S. court protection against ignition lawsuits  

    (Adds judge's order of conference date) April 22 (Reuters) - General Motors Co filed a motion in a U.S. court to enforce a bar on lawsuits stemming from ignition defects in cars sold before its 2009 bankruptcy as it fights proposed class action litigation that seeks to set aside the restriction. Plaintiffs suing the company also filed a proposed class action lawsuit in Manhattan bankruptcy court on Monday, seeking an order declaring that GM cannot use the bankruptcy protection to absolve itself from liabilities....More
  • Newswire

    U.S. Investigating Emergency Brakes on '14 Chevrolet Impala  

    The NHTSA investigation was prompted by a driver's complaint that his car was rear-ended when its autonomous braking system, which is triggered when the vehicle is in danger of hitting the car in front of it or an object, was activated without cause....More
  • Apr 22, 2014
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    The ‘Key’ to GM’s Recall

    If it is determined top brass has been negligent, CEO Mary Barra could be joined in the searing spotlight by some heavyweights who have since departed GM and by high-ranking executives there....More
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    NHTSA Closes Investigation of Saturn Ion Steering Issues  

    Federal safety regulators spent four years investigating power-steering problems involving 335,000 Saturn Ion cars from the '04-'07 model years before General Motors recalled them last month....More
  • Newswire

    GM Ignition-Switch Issue Arose With Cadillac in 2006  

    Documents given to federal safety regulators by supplier Delphi show ignition-switch problems detected in Cadillac SRX sedans more than eight years ago are similar to those that have prompted the current recall of 2.6 million smaller cars....More
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