Friday, January 2, 2015

GM recalls 83,000 more trucks, SUVs.

In continuing coverage of GM’s faulty ignition switches, the CBS Evening News (1/1, story 11, 0:35, Glor, 5.08M) reports that GM issued a recall for 83,000 trucks and SUVs from the 2011 and 2012 model years. CBS notes that the ignition switch defect has been “linked to 48 deaths and 58 injuries.” CBS News (1/2, 3.8M) also reported online. USA Today (1/1, Hellmich, 9.86M) reports that the recall is for 83,572 vehicles; the 2011-2012 “Chevrolet Silverado HDs, Silverado LDs, Suburbans, Tahoes, Avalanches; GMC Sierra LDs, Sierra HDs, Yukons, Yukon XLs; and Cadillac Escalades, along with ESV and EXT versions.” GM says that it is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the most recent recalls. 

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