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A series of safety issues has led General Motors to recall over 39 million vehicles in 2014.

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Conviction in Fatal Crash Overturned Over Link to GM Recall

Arizona Sues GM, Accuses It of Concealing Safety Defects

GM's Faulty Ignition Claims Deadline Extended to Jan. 31

Deaths Linked to Faulty GM Ignition Switches Rise to 30

Deaths Linked to Faulty GM Ignition Switches Rise to 29

Family to Accept GM Ignition-Switch Compensation, Lawyer Says

Number of Deaths Linked to GM Faulty Ignition Rises

GM to Pay Compensation for 19 Faulty Ignition Switch Deaths

Now Drivers Can Check Online if Their Vehicle Has Been Recalled

GM Loses Bid to Get Ignition Lawsuit Dismissed

GM Compensation Fund Gets Claims in 63 Death Cases

GM Recalls 200K Saturn VUEs Because of Faulty Ignition Switch

VW Expands Minivan Recall Because of Faulty Ignition Switches

GM Issues Third Recall on SUVs That Can Catch Fire

Hyundai Recalls 400K More Vehicles One Day After 800K Other Cars

Feds Investigating Potential Flaw in GM Airbags

GM Sued Over Deaths, Injuries Linked to Ignition Switch

My Car's Been Recalled: Now What?

GM Recalls Another 718,000 U.S. Vehicles

GM to Dealers: Don't Sell Cadillac CTS's, We Don't Have a Fix Yet

GM Delayed Recall in Another Ignition Switch Case

GM's Legal Tactics in the Crosshairs of Congress

'Willful Ignorance': Ex-Auditor Blasts GM for Cutting Safety Program

Federal Safety Agency Probes Steering Problem in Ford Cars

Faulty Airbags: More Hondas Affected, Subaru Joins in Recalls

Nearly Every GM Model Touched by Recalls This Year

28 Million and Counting: Shocking Facts About the GM Recalls

Can GM Sales Continue to Withstand Recalls?

Total Recall: GM Pushes 2014 Auto Recalls into Record Territory

General Motors Announces New Recall of 8.4 Million Cars Worldwide

GM to Offer At Least $1M to Families for Each Ignition Death

GM Plan for Crash Victims to Be Unveiled by Compensation Guru

Email Shows GM Exec Was Informed of Ignition Defect in 2005

GM Issues Four More Recalls

GM Tracked 800-Plus Air-Bag Nondeployments in Cobalt, Ion

GM Chief Denies 'Cover-Up' Over Deadly Ignition Part

GM Tells Dealers to Stop Selling Cruze Sedans Over Airbag Issue

GM Says Ignition Switch in Some Recalled Cars Was Made in China

Recalls Ignored: Your Car Might Be Concealing a Deadly Defect

GM Cars Retain Value Despite Suit Claim of Loss from Recalls

GM's Mary Barra Grilled in Congress Over Car Safety Crisis

GM to Begin Victim Compensation Process by August 1, CEO Says

GM Recalls About 3.2 Million Cars for Ignition Problems

'On Deaf Ears': The Crash Report GM Ignored for 7 Years

GM Recalls Half a Million Chevrolet Camaros For Key Fob Issue

General Motors Off the Hook for Daily Fines to Safety Agency

GM CEO Mary Barra Doesn't Expect More Firings in Ignition Crisis

Families of GM Crash Victims Seeking Answers From Automaker

Suits v GM For Economic Loss from Recall to be Heard in NY Court

GM Issues 4 More Recalls Day After Scathing Report

Could General Motors' Mary Barra Emerge With Her Reputation Intact?

GM Fires Executives Linked to Faulty Ignition Switches GM Fires Executives Linked to Faulty Ignition Switches GM Fires Executives Linked to Faulty Ignition Switches
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GM Fires Executives Linked to Faulty Ignition Switches

GM Report: Engineer Approved 'Switch From Hell' Even Though It Didn't Meet Specs

GM's Compensation Offer Not Enough, Victim's Father Says

GM Sacks 15 Workers in Fallout Over Faulty Ignition Switches

GM CEO Taking 'Significant Actions' Following Investigation

Big Sales Jump Signals GM is Driving Away From Recall Crisis

GM Apologizes for Sending Recall Notices to Victims' Families

At Least 74 Deaths May Be Linked to Faulty GM Switches: Report

NHTSA Faulted for Ignoring Auto Safety Advocate Reports

Regulator: 'Likely More Than 13 Deaths' Linked to GM Switches

Recalls May Hurt GM's Reputation, But Drivers Still Buy The Cars

GM Recalls Chevy Aveos GM Recalls Chevy Aveos GM Recalls Chevy Aveos
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GM Recalls Chevy Aveos

Yet Another GM Recall; 200,000 Chevrolet Aveos Pose Fire Danger

GM Recalls Set Industry Record GM Recalls Set Industry Record GM Recalls Set Industry Record
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GM Recalls Set Industry Record

GM Recalls More Than 2.4 Million Vehicles in Four New Recalls

New 'Used' Cars and Rentals May Have Serious Safety Problems

GM Turns to Veteran PR Expert to Help Deal with Recall Aftermath

GM Recall Nets Company $35 Million Penalty GM Recall Nets Company $35 Million Penalty GM Recall Nets Company $35 Million Penalty

GM Recall Nets Company $35 Million Penalty

Can CEO Mary Barra Change General Motors' Corporate Culture?

GM to Pay Feds Record $35 Million Fine Over Deadly Ignition Fails

GM Issues Massive Recall GM Issues Massive Recall GM Issues Massive Recall
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GM Issues Massive Recall

GM Recalls 2.7 Million Vehicles in United States

Couple Accuses GM of Lying, Refiles Suit Over Daughter's Crash Death

GM Recalls About 8,500 Buick, Chevy Cars for Brake Problem

GM Brings Back Top Spokesman to Deal With Ignition Switch Recall

GM Recalls About 60,000 Saturns to Fix Gear Shifts

Second GM Engineering Exec Retires in Recall Wake

GM Drives Past Recall Diversion, Posts 7% April US Sales Increase

GM Confirms Justice, SEC Probes on Ignition Recalls

GM First-Quarter Profit Shaved by Recall Costs

GM Expects Sharp Earnings Drop

GM Boosting Safety/Engineering Unit in Response to Switch Recall

GM Seeks to Shield Itself From Ignition Lawsuits

Airbag Maker Is Latest Named in GM Recall Suit

Judge Declines to Order 'Park it Now' Notices for GM Cars

Documents Suggest Costs Prompted GM To Reject Safer Switch Documents Suggest Costs Prompted GM To Reject Safer Switch Documents Suggest Costs Prompted GM To Reject Safer Switch
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Documents Suggest Costs Prompted GM To Reject Safer Switch

Did GM Reject Safer Ignition Switch Design in 2001 Because of Cost?

GM to Seek Court Protection Against Faulty Ignition Lawsuits

GM to Launch Product Development Group Focused on Safety

GM Loses Communications Chief at a Critical Time

Document: GM Engineer OK'd No New Part Number in Ignition Switch Fix

House Panel Chairman Cites 'Failures' Related to GM Recalls

NASA Needs Federal OK to Study GM Ignition Flaw

GM Adds Part to Recall, Says Key Can Be Removed While Running

GM Puts 2 Engineers on Leave Amid Recall Probe

GM Asks Rocket Scientists for Help on Recalls

The Auto Recall Frenzy Isn't What You Think

Dealers Still Waiting on Parts for GM Recall Fix