Kia Motors America is recalling nearly 87,000 of its 2014 Forte sedans because of faulty equipment that could cause the cars to catch fire. The recall notice issued Saturday affects Kia Fortes made from Dec. 5, 2012, through April 17, 2014. The recall by the South Korean automaker is expected to begin Feb. 24.» Read More
Automakers are now hypersensitive to identifying and issuing recalls, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne told CNBC on Wednesday.
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.
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.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports General Motors has had 29 recalls in 2014, with a total of $1.7 billion in charges.
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.
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.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau addresses questions at the heart of General Motors' internal investigation into the handling of its ignition switch recall.
General Motors will pay a $35 million fine, but critics say NHTSA also acted slowly. CNBC's Phil LeBeau provides insight to the debate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To understand the GM scandal, you need to examine its corporate culture.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
General Motors has entered into a consent decree with the U.S. government over its ongoing ignition switch recall.