News

GM recalls 7M more vehicles over ignition switch

GM recalls 7M more vehicles over ignition switch

RECALLED:The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM's total number of recalls this year to over 28 million. Photo: Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling at least 7.6 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company’s safety crisis continues to grow.

The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM’s total number of recalls this year to over 28 million.

The company says it is aware of three deaths, eight injuries and seven crashes involving the vehicles recalled on Monday.

GM says it has no conclusive evidence that faulty switches caused the crashes.

The company says it expects to take a $1.2 billion charge in the second quarter for recall-related expenses.

It is urging people to remove everything from their key rings until their cars can be repaired.

Recent Headlines

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dog brakes

Fresh
dog

Stella the yellow lab wants to keep playing fetch but her hind legs have other plans!

in Weird

More cats than people: Felines take over N.Y. island

Fresh
cats

WATCH: A tiny island near Buffalo is overrun by cats, thanks to hundreds of abandoned felines.

in Weird

‘World Trade Center’ ship dates to pre-Revolutionary America

wtc

A vessel unearthed at the World Trade Center site dates back to three years before the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

in Music

Alice Cooper pays tribute to late guitarist

dickwagner

Alice Cooper's guitarist, and co-writer of hits including "I Never Cry," passed away this week.

in Viral Videos

Girl doesn’t want brother to grow up

Updated
Sister Grows Up

Five-year-old Sadie doesn't want her little brother to grow up because he's too cute now as a baby.