Paul A. Eisenstein is a CNBC contributor and the publisher of thedetroitbureau.com. He has over 30 years of experience covering the auto industry.
The actor helped debut the new Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe at the New York Auto Show.
New documents show Barra was kept clearly in the loop about a recall issue involving steering problems on the Saturn Ion and other GM products.
New Jersey became the third state to ban the company from selling vehicles directly to the public. But the dispute is far from over.