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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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UNITED STATES

GM seeks court protection from ignition lawsuits

NEW YORK, USA: General Motors (GM) plans to ask a bankruptcy court to rule that it is protected from lawsuits arising from faulty ignitions tied to 13 deaths and numerous crashes.

17 Apr 2014 07:42

UNITED STATES

GM has known about steering problems since 2011

WASHINGTON, USA: - Documents revealed this week show that General Motors' Chief Executive Mary Barra was told of steering problems on cars in 2011. The steering problem and an ignition switch problem has led to the company's recall of 2.6m cars worldwide.

16 Apr 2014 08:49

UNITED STATES

GM boss 'deeply sorry' after deadly crashes

WASHINGTON, USA: Conceding company officials knew of their cars' potentially deadly ignition switches for years, GM chief Mary Barra apologised on Tuesday (2 April) and said the car manufacturer had a "civic responsibility" to make things right.

3 Apr 2014 09:08

UNITED STATES

GM recalls another 1.8m cars amid safety probe

CHICAGO, USA: General Motors announced its second massive recall in two months as it works to contain a growing scandal over the safety of its vehicles.

18 Mar 2014 09:07

UNITED STATES

Siri gets a seat in iPhone-friendly cars

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple announced that cars will roll out this year with CarPlay technology making iPhones helpful road-trip companions, complete with Siri sending messages on the driver's behalf.

4 Mar 2014 09:15

UNITED STATES

Brutal winter weather freezes US car sales

CHICAGO, USA: Brutal winter weather chilled US car sales in February, with General Motors and Ford reporting losses even as rival Chrysler extended a winning streak.

4 Mar 2014 08:29

UNITED STATES

GM recalls 780,000 sedans with faulty ignitions

NEW YORK, USA: General Motors said it was recalling nearly 780,000 sedans sold in North America for an ignition switch problem that could shut off a moving car's electrical devices, including airbags.

14 Feb 2014 10:02

UNITED STATES

GM sold 9.7m cars worldwide last year, up 4%

DETROIT, USA: General Motors said that it sold 9.71m cars last year, beating rival car manufacturer Volkswagen but probably only holding onto second place behind world leader Toyota.

15 Jan 2014 07:29

UNITED STATES

VW to launch midsize SUV in US

DETROIT, USA: Volkswagen plans to fill a big hole in its US portfolio by launching a midsized sport utility vehicle in 2016 and will expand its manufacturing presence in the region, the German car manufacturer has announced.

14 Jan 2014 08:52

UNITED STATES

Halftime in America

Chrysler convinces NBC to convert over 175 local ad breaks into a single two-minute national break during the Super Bowl XLVI. (Video)

14 Jan 2014 10:42

UNITED STATES

Chevrolet to roll out 4G-connected cars

LAS VEGAS, USA: The new Chevrolets coming out this year will be faster - at least when it comes to gleaning information from the superhighway.

7 Jan 2014 07:13

UNITED STATES

Ford's solar-powered concept hybrid car

NEW YORK, USA: Ford announced plans for a prototype hybrid car that uses solar energy from a rooftop charger, to reduce petrol consumption without drawing electricity from the national electricity grid.

6 Jan 2014 06:07

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