Today is the last day Tesla can operate stores in New Jersey. CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks with Forrest McConnell, National Automobile Dealers Association chairman, about the efforts being made to keep Tesla out of the Garden State, and the GM recall.» Read More
CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight on one of the biggest stories facing the auto industry right now.
Johan De Nysschen, President of Infiniti, describes why the rise in car recalls does not necessarily indicate a compromise in safety.
DETROIT— Documents released by a House subcommittee show that managers and employees at General Motors were often slow to react to safety problems— and that one part of GM often didn't know what another was doing.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra testified on April 1 senior level of the company learned about the faulty switch after the recall was made on January 31st. Reuters is reporting GM CEO Barra received an email in 2011 discussing steering problems in troubled GM models that were later recalled.
GM CEO Mary Barra may have known more about car problems than she told Congress last week, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Alec Gutierrez, Kelley Blue Book senior market analyst, weighs in on the evidence that General Motors may have known of problems in models that were recalled in 2011.
Other products recalled include tool chests sold at Costco that pose a laceration hazard. Pink Holland and Pink Spot were sold as a short-sleeve top with shorts set and a long-sleeve top and pant set. They were sold from January 2011 through February 2014.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reviews an email by GM engineer John Hendler about the price cost of replacing ignition switches.
SAFETY REGULATOR SAYS IN 2013 EMAIL TO GM THAT THE AUTOMAKER IS "SLOW TO COMMUNICATE, SLOW TO ACT" ON DEFECTS AND RECALLS.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports GM CEO Mary Barra received an email in 2011 about steering problems in GM cars.
According to Reuters, General Motors CEO Mary Barra received an email in 2011 discussing steering problems in troubled General Motors models, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
UPTON SAYS' MUCH LEFT TO EXAMINE' IN CONGRESSIONAL INVESTIGATION OF GM'S SLOW RECALL OF AUTOS.
Five Senate Democrats urged the Justice Department to oppose efforts by GM to skirt financial responsibility on its recall.
WASHINGTON, April 11- A group of U.S. senators on Friday urged the Department of Justice to oppose any efforts by General Motors Co to skirt financial responsibility related to the company's failure to promptly recall vehicles with ignition switch problems linked to 13 deaths.
BMW is issuing a worldwide recall of many models of cars with certain 6-cylinder motors after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine.
BERLIN— German automaker BMW is issuing a worldwide recall of many models of cars with certain six-cylinder gas motors after identifying a problem with a bolt used in the engine. The company said Friday that a recall started in China last week has now been extended worldwide, affecting 489,000 vehicles, including 156,000 in the U.S.
It says drivers may continue to use the vehicles, but should contact BMW immediately if they see an engine warning light.
DETROIT— General Motors has to repair another part on the 2.6 million small cars already being recalled for an ignition switch defect. GM on Thursday said it expects to take a charge of $1.3 billion in the first quarter, up from an earlier estimate of $750 million.
General Motors is announcing it's widening the Q1 charge it will take to repair its recalled vehicles, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. The company will also be adding an ignition lock to all of the recalled vehicles.
GM will take a $1.3 billion charge against first quarter profit, stemming from the massive vehicle recall that has battered GM for weeks.