General Motors Co. replaced the head of its global vehicle engineering unit in a reorganization that includes more than doubling the number of product investigators after a small-car recall linked to at least 13 deaths raised concerns about vehicle safety at the automaker.
General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra, under fire for the company’s slow response to flawed ignition switches linked to 13 deaths, said she is creating a team that will make the company’s cars as safe as they are fun to drive.
Mark Reuss remembers the day, 20 years ago, when his father’s career was blindsided. Reuss had a tuxedo hanging in his car to wear that night to a long-planned event honoring his father’s 35-year career at General Motors Corp. when his mother called.
General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra, speaking to the press for the first time about the recall of 1.6 million compact cars, apologized for the “loss of life” and said there will be “no sacred cows” in the investigation.
General Motors Co., facing lawsuits in the U.S. and Canada over faulty ignition switches, may not have recalled all Chevrolet Cobalts with the defects, according to two complaints filed against the carmaker.
General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra apologized for the lives lost in accidents linked to an ignition defect and pledged an aggressive probe into why a recall took so long, in her boldest effort yet to limit damage from safety lapses at the largest U.S. automaker.
General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra today created a new global vehicle safety position and promoted a 40-year engineering executive to run it as scrutiny intensifies on a vehicle flaw linked to 12 deaths.