Product Recalls


  • Too many recalls: Fiat Chrysler CEO Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 11:29 AM ET
    Sergio Marchionne

    Automakers are now hypersensitive to identifying and issuing recalls, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • Another GM recall: 218K Chevy Aveos for fire risk Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Chevrolet  Aveo's sit on display at Chevrolet dealership in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

    A day after recalling 2.6 million vehicles globally, GM is recalling 218,000 Chevrolet Aveos in the United States because of a fire risk.

  • Auto industry's road to recovery  Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with Steven Rattner, former U.S. Treasury auto advisor, about the government's bailout of the auto industry, General Motor's recall crisis and Chrysler's comeback.

  • Series of GM recalls  Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports General Motors has had 29 recalls in 2014, with a total of $1.7 billion in charges.

  • No impact to General Motors sales: Analyst  Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    Discussing whether General Motors is seeing any impact to its sales from the recall crisis, with Chris Malone, Fidelum Partners managing partners; Dave Whiston, Morningstar senior equity analyst; and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • More GM recalls today  Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports GM is recalling another 2.4 million vehicles today and will take another $200 million charge this quarter to deal recall issues. General Motors has recalled a total of 13.6 million vehicles this year.

  • Focus of GM investigation  Monday, 19 May 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau addresses questions at the heart of General Motors' internal investigation into the handling of its ignition switch recall.

  • Was NHTSA too slow to act?  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    General Motors will pay a $35 million fine, but critics say NHTSA also acted slowly. CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight to the debate.

  • Driver's worst nightmare  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau shares one story of a Cobalt driver from CNBC's original hour-long documentary "Failure to Recall: Investigating GM," when her car turned itself off while driving.

  • What's ahead for General Motors  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Reuters managing editor Paul Ingrassia, discusses whether the $35 million fine from the federal government for General Motors will do lasting damage for the company.

  • 'Was NHTSA asleep at the wheel?'  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    Critics say the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the government agency charged with policing automakers, missed vital clues to the faulty ignition switch - while NHTSA's new chief blames GM for withholding crucial information.

  • It Happened to Me  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    One woman's account of repeated stalling in her brand new Chevy Cobalt and the ensuing fight with her dealership to take the car back.

  • Inside GM's Corporate Culture  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    To understand the GM scandal, you need to examine its corporate culture.

  • Waiting for a Part: The Recall Repair  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    GM dealers across the country are beginning to repair the ignition switches of 2.6 million recalled vehicles. There's only one bottleneck: the cars can only be fixed as quickly as the dealerships receive the parts.

  • GM's latest recall brings total to 11.2M this year Friday, 16 May 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    2014 Chevrolet Malibu

    GM is recalling about 8,200 midsize cars to fix a break problem. It's the sixth recall announced by the company this week and the 24th this year.

  • DOT's Foxx: GM knew about defect for years  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Anthony Foxx, Department of Transportation, said General Motors knew about ignition switch problems years before this past February. GM knew danger existed and said nothing, Foxx said.

  • GM to Feds: Changes will be made  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau discusses GM's ignition recall problems ahead of the Department of Transportation news conference. LeBeau says NHTSA wants to know how General Motors is going to revamp their oversight of safety issues.

  • GM agrees to pay $35 million fine  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports General Motors and has agreed to pay a $35 million fine and provide NHTSA full access to their internal investigation related to its ignition switch recall.

  • Recreating GM ignition shutdown  Friday, 16 May 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    GM has issued 16 recalls this year, including more than 2.5 million cars for ignition switch problems in which some vehicles would simply shutdown. CNBC's Phil LeBeau recreates one of these shutdowns.

  • GM in deal with US govt on recall; to pay fine Friday, 16 May 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    Shop foreman John Chapman performs a service recall on a General Motors 2005 Saturn Ion at Liberty Chevrolet in New Hudson, Michigan, U.S., on Friday, April 25, 2014.

    General Motors has entered into a consent decree with the U.S. government over its ongoing ignition switch recall.