Report: GM recalls 2.19 million more

After spending more time examining their ignition switchgear, GM found that the Chevy Cobalt and HHR; Saturn Sky and Ion; and Pontiac G5 and Solstice have been subject to hundreds of complaints of the keys falling out in the “Accessory” and “Run” positions. GM reported that they were aware of one incident in which a running vehicle left in a parking lot rolled away and caused one injury after crashing.

Though this recall almost pales in comparison to the other GM ignition switch recall in which the key can easily move from “Run” to “Accessory” and deactivate the airbags in a collision, but it has not made GM’s springtime any less expensive. At the beginning of GM’s recall spree, the bill was said to be $750 million, but that number has recently jumped to $1.3 billion. Answering some of the questions, though not all is Mary Barra, GM’s new CEO, though those engineers who may be technically held responsible for the faulty ignition switches, are currently suspended with pay, purportedly Ray DeGiorgio and Gary Altman

-By: Sawyer Sutton

Source: Autoblog


72 Honda XL 250 Heat Shield for Air Box Exhaust NICE XL250 OEM  T3 picture
72 Honda XL 250 Heat Shield for Air Box Exhaust NICE XL250 OEM T3
84 Goldwing Exhaust Assembly Header Pipes to Turn Downs NICE Gold Wing 1984 T4 picture
84 Goldwing Exhaust Assembly Header Pipes to Turn Downs NICE Gold Wing 1984 T4
09 Honda FSC 600 FSC600 Silverwing muffler pipe exhaust oxygen O2 O 2 sensor picture
09 Honda FSC 600 FSC600 Silverwing muffler pipe exhaust oxygen O2 O 2 sensor
72 Suzuki Duster TS 125 Skid Plate Exhaust Shield NICE  TS125J T2 picture
72 Suzuki Duster TS 125 Skid Plate Exhaust Shield NICE TS125J T2
1974 Honda XL 175 Exhaust Manifold Header Clamp Flang NICE XL175 OEM  T3 picture
1974 Honda XL 175 Exhaust Manifold Header Clamp Flang NICE XL175 OEM T3

Sawyer Sutton

Sawyer Sutton is a long-time Vermonter and lover of cars, big machinery, and photography. These are his words on cars as Senior Editor of egmCarTech.

sawyer has 316 posts and counting.See all posts by sawyer