OSHAWA – General Motors will rework or replace the ignition keys on 187,972 2000 to 2014 model year cars in Canada because the ignition switch may inadvertently move out of the “run” position if the key is carrying extra weight and experiences some jarring event.
OSHAWA – General Motors will recall all current generation Chevrolet Camaros because a driver’s knee can bump the key FOB and cause the key to inadvertently move out of the “run” position, with a corresponding reduction or loss of power.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra to provide an update on the ignition switch recall.
OSHAWA – General Motors informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Transport Canada today that it would recall more than 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. (145,700 in Canada) that may experience a sudden loss of electric power steering assist.
OSHAWA – General Motors today said it will replace the ignition switch in all model years of its Chevrolet Cobalt, HHR, Pontiac G5, Solstice and Saturn Ion and Sky in the U.S. and Canada since faulty switches may have been used to repair the vehicles.
GM has confirmed an additional fatality associated with the ignition switch condition involved in the current recall. The 2013 event involved a 2007 model year Chevrolet Cobalt in Quebec, Canada. GM is working cooperatively with Transport Canada and has notified U.S. government authorities. The total number of fatalities associated with the ignition switch recall now stands at 13.
Reducing clutter and adding function, Cadillac will add wireless charging of smartphones in the 2015 model ATS sport sedan and coupe launching this fall. Compatible with Powermat and other in-phone wireless charging technologies, the feature eliminates the need for cords on board.