The Automotive Industry, Briefly

Tag: Recall

A Repair Needs to be Done

A Repair Needs to be Done

One of the newest powerful SUV models on the market is the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk which makes use of the amazing power that comes out of the Hellcat engine that we find in the lineups from the FCA teams. This new SUV is an […]

Recall of Nissan GT-R and Infiniti EX and FX due to Steering Column

Losing control of your vehicle would be an extremely scary endeavor. For owners of some Nissan GT-R models as well as Infinity EX and FX models this could very well be a reality. Due to a design flaw in the outer tube of the steering […]

The GM Recall Nightmare Continues

General Motors Recall

Last month GM announced the recall of 1.5 million small vehicles spanning seven models and three names that were equipped with faulty ignition switches.  So far this recall has cost GM an estimated $300 million, brings into question the validity of their 2009 bankruptcy, and has been responsible for twelve deaths.  These vehicles were manufactured between 2003 and 2007, but that is not where the GM nightmare ends.

In addition to the ignition switch recall, GM has just recently announced three more recalls to vehicles which affects an additional 1.18 million vehicles.  These recalls are for vehicles far newer than the ignition switch recall and shows GM is really trying to address defects proactively rather than wait until the ignition switch mess has been cleared up.

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