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Recall Alert: 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt

By Matt Schmitz on August 24, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 60,000 model-year 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt cars manufactured between Jan. 4 and June 23, 2010 The Problem: The vehicles may be equipped with an improperly routed side-impact sensor wiring harness in the driver-side front door; this could cause… Read More

Recall Alert: 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt

By Matt Schmitz on August 24, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 60,000 model-year 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt cars manufactured between Jan. 4 and June 23, 2010 The Problem: The vehicles may be equipped with an improperly routed side-impact sensor wiring harness in the driver-side front door; this could cause… Read More

Recall Alert: 2.2 Million Chevrolet, Pontiac, Saturn Cars Get Second Ignition Recall

By David Thomas on April 9, 2014

Cars Affected: 2003-2007 Saturn Ion, 2005-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2006-2010 Pontiac Solstice, 2007-2010 Pontiac G5, 2007-2010 Saturn Sky and 2006-2011 Chevrolet HHR The Problem: This recall covers all of the vehicles recalled previously for ignition switch defects but was issued to… Read More

GM CEO Testifies Before Congressional Panel on Ignition Switch Recalls

By Matt Schmitz on March 31, 2014

GM CEO Mary Barra testified this afternoon before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee investigating the automaker's recall of more than 2.5 million vehicles worldwide for faulty ignition switches that have been blamed in at least 31 crashes and 13… Read More

Recall Alert: 1.3 Million Older Model GM Vehicles

By Jennifer Geiger on March 30, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1.3 million older-model GM vehicles. The affected cars include model-year 2004-06 and 2008-09 Chevrolet Malibu sedans, 2004-06 Malibu Maxx wagons, non-turbo versions of the 2009-10 Chevrolet HHR hatchback, model-year 2010 versions of the Cobalt coupe and sedan, model-year… Read More

Recall Alert: 824,000 GM Vehicles

By Matt Schmitz on March 28, 2014

Affected Vehicles: About 824,000 model-year 2008-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt subcompact cars and 2008-2011 HHR wagons; 2008-2010 Pontiac Solstice sports cars and G5 subcompacts; and 2008-2010 Saturn Sky sports cars. The Problem: In this voluntary expansion of the ignition-switch recall already involving… Read More

GM Names Safety Chief Amid Ignition-Switch Recall Debacle

By Matt Schmitz on March 19, 2014

GM has named a new safety chief to oversee safety development of all vehicle systems, including confirmation and validation of safety performance and post-sale safety activities — particularly recalls. CEO Mary Barra on Tuesday announced that GM veteran Jeff Boyer… Read More

Auto Safety Group: Airbag Failures in Two GM Ignition-Switch Recall Vehicles Have Killed 303

By Kelsey Mays on March 13, 2014

Thursday evening, The New York Times broke the latest news on GM's ignition-switch recall. After reviewing federal crash data, the Center for Auto Safety, a private watchdog group based in Washington, D.C., claims 303 people have died when airbags failed… Read More

Recall Alert: 2003-2007 Saturn Ion; 2006-2007 Chevrolet HHR, Pontiac Solstice, Saturn Sky

By Matt Schmitz on February 24, 2014

Vehicles Affected: About 588,000 2003-07 Saturn Ion compact cars, 2006-07 Chevrolet HHR SUVs, and 2006-07 Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky sports cars. The Problem: An issue with the ignition switch could allow the key to unintentionally move or switch to… Read More

Lawsuit Claims GM Knew About Deadly Cobalt Problems 10 Years Ago

By Matt Schmitz on February 19, 2014

On Feb. 13, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced the recall of 619,122 model-year 2005-2007 Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 compact cars due to a problem that had already been cited as a factor in five crashes resulting in… Read More

Chevrolet Cobalt Has Long Recall History

By Kelsey Mays on February 13, 2014

GM's ignition switch recall this morning brought the Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 to the headlines once more — more than 3½ years after the last Cobalt rolled off GM's Ohio assembly line. Sold in the U.S. for six years,… Read More