Product Recalls


  • Rubio: Are you investigating GM's culture?     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra answers Sen. Marco Rubio's question about the company culture and decision-making process at General Motors that led to the automaker's faulty ignition switches.

  • Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman & CEO, weighs in on the strategy of GM CEO Mary Barra in front of Congress. Jackson says considering the circumstances Barra is giving the best answers that can be given.

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- General Motors came under withering attack for its decade-long failure to notify the public about defective parts linked to fatal crashes, as a U.S. Senate hearing opened on Wednesday with accusations that the company fostered "a culture of cover-up."

  • AutoNation CEO on GM: Right steps taken so far     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman & CEO, the largest General Motors retailer in the U.S., weighs in on expectations for Mary Barra as she testifies in front of the Senate today.

  • GM putting own interests ahead of consumers'     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    Adam Levitt, Grant & Eisenhofer attorney, discusses the class action suit he is leading against General Motors. Levitt believes GM is putting its own interests over its customers'.

  • GM tightly 'lawyered up': Javers     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    Lawmakers seek answers from Mary Barra to the results of their internal investigation over its ignition switch failure, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • AutoNation CEO: Barra did her best     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    I think at this point, Mary Barra has made all the right steps, says Mike Jackson, Chairman & CEO of AutoNation, sharing his thoughts on GM's recall woes and how its chief executive is handling questions from members of Congress.

  • How could GM put 2.5 million defective switches in cars the engineers knew were defective as far back as 2001, asks Rep. Diana DeGette, (D) Colo., discussing GM's response to ignition switch problems.

  • April 2- Chrysler Group said on Wednesday it would recall nearly 870,000 vehicles to fix a defect in the brake systems following complaints about excessive brake-pedal firmness. Chrysler, a unit of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, said the recalled vehicles will be installed with a shield to protect brake boosters from corrosion caused by water exposure.

  • GM needs to provide specific answers: Expert     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    David Shepardson, The Detroit News, and Paul Ingrassia, Reuters, provide their thoughts on how GM's recall problems will likely impact the automobile industry. There are still a lot of unanswered questions, says Ingrassia, weighing in on Mary Barra's testimony yesterday on Capitol Hill.

  • House quizzes GM's Barra, few answers produced     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers has highlights from Tuesday's Capitol Hill hearing on General Motor's ignition switch recall where CEO Barra answers questions on how the automaker handled the situation.

  • CORRECTED- Chrysler to recall about 800,000 SUVs Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 6:54 AM ET

    April 2- Chrysler Group on Wednesday said it would recall about 800,000 vehicles to fix a defect in the brake systems, after it received complaints about excessive brake-pedal firmness.

  • Chrysler to recall about 800,00 SUVs Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 6:40 AM ET

    April 2- Chrysler Group on Wednesday said it would recall about 800,000 vehicles to fix a defect in the brake systems, after it received complaints about excessive brake-pedal firmness.

  • House grilling produces few clues from Barra     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 6:02 AM ET

    Congress what's to know why they can't get more answers from GM, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers, with highlights from Tuesday's Capitol Hill hearing.

  • Is GM handling its recall crisis well enough?     Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 12:34 AM ET

    Alexander Haslam, Professor at University of Queensland, discusses General Motors' CEO Mary Barra's efforts to resolve the recall crisis thus far.

  • Mark Yusko, CEO & CIO of Morgan Creek Capital Management, says the "PR nightmare" General Motors is having with its latest recall could offer investors a buying opportunity.

  • FM traders' advice on General Motors     Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 5:01 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders look at a chart of BP shares after its oil spill, and discuss their outlook for General Motors after the investigation into the handling of its ignition switch recall.

  • WASHINGTON, April 1- General Motors CEO Mary Barra, speaking to a congressional hearing looking into the recall of 2.6 million cars over faulty ignition switches, said on Tuesday GM was considering putting push-button ignitions in all its cars.

  • General Motors CEO Mary Barra is testifying before Congress over her company's handling of its ignition switch recall. The "Closing Bell" panel discuss how GM is being treated, and the impact to the stock.

  • NHTSA head faces Congress over GM recall     Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 3:50 PM ET
    NHTSA's David Friedman faces Congress over GM recall.

    David Friedman, acting head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explains what they are doing to keep consumers safe and shares what its panel has learned so far about GM's vehicle defects.

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