Remember how General Motors promised that it is totally done with recalling cars? Well, strictly speaking that’s true, because the company is not recalling any 2015 Corvettes. They’re stopping shipments and sales of cars that are currently on dealer lots, because there may be problems with their parking brakes and airbags. There are 2,800 ‘vettes that may have problems … [More]
To everyone's surprise I spent a day in the lab the other day doing some actual real life research. I forgot how hard, slow and complicated that stuff is. It would probably not be a bad idea for supervisors to leave the office and spend a day doing some lab work occasionally. Show More Summary
By George Kesarios: First of all, BlackBerry's (NASDAQ:BBRY) hardware business probably bottomed out last quarter. Now this is a very important milestone, because one the reasons the stock has been hammered for such a long time is because the market had been discounting that BlackBerry devices would become an extinct species. Show More Summary
This has been a bad year for recalls. The US auto industry broke the record for repair campaigns months ago, and with about 25.8 million vehicles needing fixed, General Motors has gotten close to 2013's total full-year figure of 27.96-million recalled cars all on its own. Show More Summary
AP file/M. Spencer Green DETROIT -- General Motors is issuing five more recalls totaling 310,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issues. The recalls in North America pushed GM's total for the year to 66, covering just over 29 million cars and trucks. Show More Summary
General Motors has another spate of recalls to announce. This time they cover 312,280 vehicles worldwide, including 269,041 of in the US, in a total of six campaigns. In 2014, the automaker has recalled 29,079,765 vehicles worldwide,...Show More Summary
Back on June 30, General Motors issued six separate recalls totaling more than 7.5 million vehicles in just the U.S. One of those recalls involved around 182,000 SUVs that were at risk for a fire because of overheating power window switches. It was the third time that GM had recalled these particular vehicles for this problem and it still isn’t … [More]
A now for a totally different subject, a little bit of Americana: Many of us with children recall Hooper's Store on Sesame Street. Wikipedia summarizes:The fictional store was said to be founded by Mr. Harold Hooper in 1951 as a general store. Show More Summary
General Motors is the undisputed king of recalls for 2014. No one is going to contest this point. The American company is far from the only one with vehicles that need fixing, though, as Hyundai has announced another recall totalingShow More Summary
Hyundai managed to remain relatively unscathed when it came to what I’m now referring to as “year of the recall,” but that changed this week. Hot off the heels of an 800,000-vehicle recall on Wednesday, the South Korean manufacturer is now issuing three additional recalls – for a host of issues – totaling more than 420,000 cars. According to … [More]
The works of author Phillip K. Dick have proven fertile ground for classic sci-fi movies like Total Recall and A Scanner Darkly, and The Man in the High Castle is up next. Except, well, it's making its debut on the small screen, by way of Amazon...
Wednesday, General Motors issued six recalls for a total of around 720,000 vehicles, all assembled within the last five years. Autoblog reports the following have been recalled: 2010 – 12 Chevrolet Equinox/GMC Terrain/Cadillac SRX; 2011 – 12 Chevrolet Camaro, Buick Regal, Buick LaCrosse: Bolt used to secure height adjustor actuator in vehicles with powered seats […]
General Motors has announced yet another recall, bringing the total number of cars recalled to 29.7 million!
It had been almost a month without a GM recall announcement of some sort. So, as many knew was long overdue three weeks into the second half, GM just did what it truly excels in (aside from being bailed out by taxpayers at a massiveShow More Summary
Not to be outdone by Chrysler’s recent recall-a-thon, GM has announced six new safety recalls covering more than a dozen models, for a grand total of 717,949 vehicles. Recall #1 The largest recall is for 414,333 vehicles and involves a problem with a potentially loose bolt on seat adjustment mechanisms. Show More Summary
(DETROIT) — General Motors is issuing six more recalls covering a total of almost 718,000 vehicles in the U.S. The latest recalls bring the total for GM so far this year to 60, affecting a record 29.7 million cars and trucks. GM already has passed the 22 million vehicles recalled by all automakers last year.…
GM has announced another round of recalls covering a total of 717,960 vehicles. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the recalls cover six models from 2011-2014. None are ignition switch related. 120,426 cars are related to turn signal bulb defects,...Show More Summary
Fans can win a three-pack of Arnold Schwarzenegger action movies on Blu-ray, including 'Sabotage', 'Conan the Barbarian' and 'Total Recall'. [...]
Rebooting a franchise can mean a lot of changes to a beloved film property, and that tends to inspire everything from angry Tweets to petitions and boycotts. Just recall all the complaints about the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie at various stages of both rumor and actual production. Show More Summary
Over the quarter, the company recalled another 2.6 million cars raising the total number of car recalls in 2014 to 15.4 million. However, car sales have remained unaffected and have even shown marginal increases in some regions.