The death toll from crashes involving GM small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.
GM says the electronic parking brake arm that applies pressure to the back of the brake pads may not fully retract after use.
Vehicles could leak, posing a fire risk. No fires or injuries have been reported.
A report raises serious questions about the NTSA’s ability to keep the public safe.
Nineteen compensation claims have been approved for deaths related to GM ignition switch recall, Twelve injury claims have been approved.
General Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.
General Motors also plans new “connected car” to help prevent crashes.
U.S. auto loans jumped to the highest level in eight years this spring, fueled by a big increase in lending to risky borrowers.
GM is telling customers to park the SUVs outdoors because they could catch fire when left unattended.
The probe was opened over an April 2011 car crash that severely injured an elderly man when the passenger air bags didn’t deploy.