For the owners of 189,000 General Motors SUVs, the days of parking them outside the garage for fear that they could catch fire will soon come to an end.
At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
The death toll from crashes involving GM small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.
Vehicles could leak, posing a fire risk. No fires or injuries have been reported.
Now, the new car can tattle on any valet who doesn’t take a slow, direct route to a parking space.
The probe was opened over an April 2011 car crash that severely injured an elderly man when the passenger air bags didn’t deploy.
Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.
The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is the only non-luxury car to earn the highest rating in tests of high-tech crash prevention systems.
The recall is General Motors’ 29th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million.
General Motors unveiled the 2015 model Tuesday evening ahead of the New York International Auto Show.
General Motors says the new Chevrolet Corvette sports car will get 29 miles per gallon of gas in highway driving.
GM is reporting that the diesel Chevrolet Cruze is more efficient than some hybrids.