More GM recalls possible

Yesterday's halt on sales and recall of 33k Chevy Cruze sedans due to defective Takata-made (TKTDF) airbags, has brought the total number of worldwide General Motors (GM -1.7%) taken back vehicles this year to 20M. There have been a total of 44 recall announcements in 2014, and now CEO Mary Barra says it's possible more may be on the way.

"We're going to continue to look at the data that we get, and we're going to take the action that we need," says Barra. "If we find an issue, we're going to deal with it."

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  • labas112
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    I am still amazed how people still buy this crap from GM.....Loyal to the end I suppose.
    26 Jun 2014, 10:51 AM Reply Like
  • funfundvierzig
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    "...says Barra. 'If we find an issue, we're going to deal with it.'…now that we have been fully exposed in litigation in Georgia and elsewhere, and by a score of federal and state investigations, and, of course, by the media. Otherwise, we would have been happy to have maintained a massive cover-up indefinitely while my fellow high-up GM executives made their personal fortunes in pay and perks.


    26 Jun 2014, 10:54 AM Reply Like
  • Momintn
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    Recalls are good. Shows that they are a new company and fix things before they cause an accident.
    26 Jun 2014, 10:55 AM Reply Like
  • lemm
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    That's right Momintn,just a lot of GM bashing,they complain if they don't recall and then complain and bash some more when they do recall.It looks like they are looking into every little thing that could cause a problem down the road.That ,to me,is a good thing,and should lead to some of the safest cars built in the industry in the long run.imo.
    26 Jun 2014, 01:05 PM Reply Like
  • Budavar
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    Not so =
    GM successfully defeated a demand to have all cars subject to recall be grounded.


    Thus millions of defective cars could have additional tragedies inflicted upon GM customers!
    26 Jun 2014, 01:18 PM Reply Like
  • JD in NJ
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    Twenty... Million... Vehicles.


    That's just an incredible number.
    26 Jun 2014, 10:58 AM Reply Like
  • funfundvierzig
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    Recalls of 2013 and 2014 cars shows nothing really has changed in culture or design or quality post bankruptcy with the phony "NEW" GM. The commercial reality is GM is still churning out dangerously defective cars and trucks by the millions. Shoddy goods.


    26 Jun 2014, 11:00 AM Reply Like
  • Me4buick
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    labas112. How do you explain GM products continue to win quality awards?
    26 Jun 2014, 01:12 PM Reply Like
  • paulbrauckmann
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    Looks to me that GM is addressing issues as they come up now. Now let us see the foreign manufactures address their problems (i.e. Toyota plus others) go after their problems in such a straightforward fashion. Enough bashin the largest US auto manufacturer. Really easy to critisize. Even harder to actually try to step in there and take action. I'll bet those who are slamming an industry really never stepped up to the plate and took initiative to take charge in any endeavor.
    26 Jun 2014, 01:12 PM Reply Like
  • Capt Jack Daniels
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    Recalls are not good, putting in the wrong parts is not good and indicative more of the 3 stooges than any serious safety company, especially when they are concerning the proper working of safety systems.
    A likely scenario if Gm was not under such scrutiny might have been to simply ignore the problem and simply start making sure the newer vehicles not yet manufactured were made with the right part.
    26 Jun 2014, 02:36 PM Reply Like
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