New round of recalls from GM, Q2 charge upped to $1.2B

|By:, SA News Editor

General Motors (GM +0.6%) announces six new recall actions covering a total of 7.6M vehicles.

The safety recalls cover cars from model years 1997 to 2014.

The amount set aside for recall costs in Q2 has now been pushed up to $1.2B by the automaker.

Shares of GM have been halted.