The decisive response from General Motors (GM +4.4%) to its safety flareup with its electric...

|About: General Motors Company (GM)|By:, SA News Editor

The decisive response from General Motors (GM +4.4%) to its safety flareup with its electric Chevrolet Volt stands in stark contrast to Toyota's (TM +2.1%) ineffective response to its own PR disaster back in 2009 over acceleration issues with models. Though only a handful of Volt owners have taken up the carmaker's offer to swap vehicles pending the government's safety investigation, industry analysts call it a "smart move."