General Motors Cobalt Airbag Recalls Homepage

VICTIMS

Claims Website: GM Ignition Compensation Claims Resolution Facility

GM Ignition Compensation Claims Resolution Facility Final Protocol - 6/30/14

GM Ignition Death Watch

GM Ignition Victim News

CAS ACTIONS

CAS Statement on GM Ignition Switch Victims Fund - 6/30/14

CAS Letter to GM Investigator Anton Valukas re: Report Omissions - 6/17/14

CAS Releases Critical Study Of NHTSA's Investigatory Process to DOT Inspector General - 6/10/14

CAS Letter to DOT Inspector General Calvin Scovell - 6/9/14

CAS Statement On GM Release of Valukas Report - 6/5/14

CAS Letter to GM Victim Consultant Ken Feinberg - 6/2/14

CAS Letter to GM Investigator Anton Valukas - 5/29/14
Valukas Response - 5/30/14

CAS Letter to NHTSA Administrator Friedman: NHTSA Failed to Consider GM Airbag Failures from Outside Safety Groups - 5/22/14

CAS Letter to NHTSA Administrator Friedman: Proper Enforcement of Stalling Recalls Could Have Prevented GM Ignition Deaths - 5/21/14

CAS Statement on GM $35 Million Civil Penalty - 5/16/14

CAS Press Release: GM DESIGNED & REJECTED SAFER IGNITION SWITCH IN 2001 - 4/16/14

CAS Statement: NHTSA Fails to Act on New GM Airbag Non-Deployment Defect - 4/7/14

CAS Letter to NHTSA on GM Airbag Algorithm Non-Deployment Defect - 4/7/14

CAS Consumer Advisory on GM Ignition Switch Recalled Vehicles - 4/4/14

Statement of CAS Executive Director Clarence Ditlow, Victims Press Conference on GM Ignition Defect - 4/1/14

CAS Statement on Expanded GM Recall - 3/28/14

CAS Letter to NHTSA on Airbag Investigations Opened with Less Evidence than Cobalt - 3/26/14

CAS Letter to NHTSA Acting Administrator David Friedman: FARS and EWR Deaths but No Investigation - 3/13/14

Friedman Research FARS Analysis - 3/13/14

CAS Letter to General Motors CEO Mary Barra Calling for Safety Victims Trust Fund - 3/12/14

Consumer Groups Back CAS Request to Protect Victims in Letter to GM CEO Barra - 4/1/14

CAS Reveals Internal NHTSA Files on Cobalt Ignition Airbag Defect - 3/7/14

Statement of CAS Executive Director Clarence Ditlow on GM President Alan Batey Apology Over Expanded Chevrolet Cobalt Recall

NHTSA GM Ignition Switch Chronology

CAS Freedom of Information Act Requests

CONGRESS

Senate Commerce Hearing: Examining Accountability and Corporate Culture in Wake of the GM Recalls - 7/17/14

Markey and Blumenthal Query NHTSA on Auto Injury and Defect Reporting Compliance - 7/2/14

Rockefeller Introduces Bill to Boost NHTSA's Resources and Safety Capabilities - 6/26/14

Markey on GM Recall: While GM Nods, NHTSA Shrugs - 6/18/14

The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Investigation Update and Additional Document Binder - June 18, 2014

Senator Edward Markey Statement on CAS Report to DOT Inspector General - 6/10/14

Markey on GM Internal Investigation: We Need This Accounting to Become Accountability - 6/5/14

Senator Richard Blumenthal on GM Valukas Report, "...the best report money can buy."

Blumenthal, Markey, Nelson Introduce Bill to Eliminate Cap on Maximum Allowable Civil Fine DOT Can Levy on Automakers - 5/22/14

Markey Statement on GM Settlement with DOT - 5/16/14

Markey Releases GM Recall Documents - 5/7/14

Markey, Blumenthal Statement On DOT Response To Letter Urging Agency To Issue Park-It-Now Warning To Owners Of Recalled GM Cars - 5/7/14

Markey Decries Latest GM Recall Revelation: A Company’s Culture of Costs Over Consumers - 4/16/14

Senate Commerce Committee Letter to Delphi Requesting Information on GM Ignition Switches - 4/15/14

McCaskill Reacts to GM Decision to Place Engineers on Leave - 4/10/14

Document Binder, House Energy & Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcomittee 

H.R. 4364, the "Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2014"

Boxer Presses General Motors CEO Mary Barra on Rental Car Safety - 4/2/14

Key Documents from the Senate Commerce General Motors Ignition Hearing (Minority)

Markey Joins Victims, Survivors of Faulty GM Ignition Switches Who Want Action & Answers - 4/1/14

Statement of Former NHTSA Administrator Joan Claybrook on the GM/NHTSA Cobalt Investigations - 3/31/14

House Energy & Commerce Committee: Hearing Background Memorandum - 3/30/14

Senate Commerce Hearing: Examining the GM Recall and NHTSA's Defect Investigation Process

House Energy & Commerce Committee Hearing: The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Why Did It Take So Long?

Markey and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Ensure Transparency, More Reporting to Prevent Auto Injuries, Fatalities - 3/25/14

Early Warning Reporting System Improvement Act - 3/25/14

Blumenthal Letter to Attorney General Holder re: GM Ignition and Bankruptcy - 3/24/14

Blumenthal Seeks To Hold Gm Liable For Deaths And Injuries Due To Faulty Ignition Switches - 3/24/14

Senator Blumenthal Requests Death Inquiry Letters Agency Sent To GM Regarding Defective Automobiles - 3/20/14

Senator Pat Toomey Letter to NHTSA Acting Administrator Friedman -3/19/14

Senator Pat Toomey Letter to GM CEO Mary Barra - 3/19/14

Markey Statement on New Information on NHTSA Role in GM Chevy Cobalt Safety Recall - 3/7/14

Markey: Earlier Reporting of Accident Information Defects Needed to Prevent Auto Fatalities, Injuries - 2/26/14

NHTSA

GM Recall 14V-400 Part 573 Defect Report, 6.7 Million Vehicles - 7/3/14

GM Recall 14V-355 Part 573 Defect Report, 3.1 Million Vehicles - 6/20/14
Amended Part 573 with Chronology - 7/2/14

GM Recall 14V-346 Part 573 Defect Report, 2010-2014 Camaro Ignition Switch - 6/19/14

GM Ignition Switch Aftermarket Replacement Part Recall 14E-021 - 5/15/14

NHTSA Fines GM $35 Million Maximum Penalty - 5/16/14

Delphi Response to NHTSA Information Request - 4/11/14

NHTSA ODI Director Email to General Motors

GM Recall 14V-171 Part 573 Defect Report - 4/9/14

NHTSA Fines GM $7000 Per Day for Incomplete Responses - 4/8/14

NHTSA: Consumer Alert, GM Ignition Switch Recall Information

Testimony of NHTSA Acting Administrator Friedman Before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - 4/1/14

Recall 14V-047 Expansion to Include Defective Ignitions Used as Service Parts - 3/28/14

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx Memo to DOT Inspector General Calvin Scovell, Request for Audit of NHTSA's Response to GM Recall

NHTSA Recall 14V-047 - Available Document Index

General Motors' 3rd Amended Part 573 Defect Information Report, Saturn Ion Chronology - 3/11/14

Former NHTSA Administrator Joan Claybrook Letter to DOT Inspector General - 3/7/14

NHTSA Timeliness Query on 2014 GM Recall of Ignition Switches - 3/5/14

TQ14-001 Opening Resume - 2/26/14

Special Order Directed to General Motors LLC - 3/4/14

Second Amendment to GM Part 573, Expansion - 2/25/14

Amended GM Part 573 Defect Information Report, Chronology - 2/24/14

GM Recall 14V-047 2005-07 Chevy Cobalt and 2007 Pontiac G5 Ignition Switch and Airbag Deployment

NHTSA Special Crash Investigations (SCI) Report - 2005 Chevy Cobalt Crash, Maryland

NHTSA Inquiry and Early Warning Reporting Record for 2005 Maryland Chevy Cobalt Crash

NHTSA Special Crash Investigations (SCI) Report - 2005 Chevy Cobalt Crash, Wisconsin

NHTSA Inquiry and Early Warning Reporting Record for 2006 Wisconsin Chevy Cobalt Crash

NHTSA Special Crash Investigations (SCI) Report - 2004 Saturn Ion Crash, Pennsylvania

NHTSA Special Crash Investigations (SCI) Report - 2005 Chevy Cobalt Crash, 2009 Pennsylania

DI05-063 Pennsylvania Stall and Drowning

GENERAL MOTORS

GM Announces Six New Recalls - 6/30/14

GM Proactively Announces Four New Recalls - 6/13/14

Valukas Report to GM (120 MB)

GM to Implement Compensation Program for Ignition Switch Recall - 6/5/14

GM Valukas Report Press Release - 6/5/14

GM Safety Initiatives Press Release - 6/5/14

Mary Barra Town Hall Remarks - 6/5/14

List of General Motors 2014 Recalls Through May 30, 2014

GM Press Release: GM Recalls 2.42 Million Vehicles in Four U.S. Recalls - 5/20/14

GM Press Release: GM Announces Five Safety Recalls - 5/15/14

Testimony of GM CEO Mary Barra Before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations - 4/1/14

GM Moves to Secure Recalled Ignition Switches - 3/28/14

GM Ignition Switch Safety Information Website

GM CEO Mary Barra Message to GM Employees - 3/17/14

General Motors Commodity Validation Sign-Off - 4/24/06

CLASS ACTIONS & LITIGATION


GM Motion to Intervene

GM Proposed Answer

GM Proposed Order

GM Certificate of Service

Plaintiff's Objection to GM Motion to Enforce 2009 Bankruptcy Provisions - 4/22/14

GM Motion to Enforce 2009 Sale Order - 4/21/14

GM Bankruptcy Case - Court Documents

Melton Consent Protective Order - 12/13/11

NEWS

New York Times Articles - General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

CBS News Stories - General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

Detroit News Articles - General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

Bloomberg Businessweek and AP Articles - General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

NBC News Stories - General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

 

Safety advocate takes on GM spinners - 7/9/14

Auto recalls hit record level in U.S. - 6/23/14

USA Today Editorial: Secret settlements vs. your safety: Our view - 6/23/14

GM inquiry into defective ignition switch draws fire - 6/5/14

GM ignition switch timeline: How bureaucracy fumbled a deadly defect

GM about to release investigation report on deadly ignition switch - 6/5/14

Did GM Reject Safer Ignition Switch Design in 2001 Because of Cost? - 4/16/14

GM Doubles Investigator Group as Vehicle Engineering Reorganized - 4/22/14

Exclusive: GM says recalled cars safe, but has not tested for knee-bump danger - 4/17/14

The General Motors you want to sue no longer exists, says GM - 4/16/14

Safety advocates to Barra: Why did GM choose weak ignition switch design? - 4/16/14

GM Puts on Leave Engineers Who Worked on Cars at Focus of Recall - 4/10/14

NHTSA Fines GM 3¢ Per Vehicle/Per Day for Failure to Respond to Information Requests - 4/8/14

GM Ignition Switch Scandal Echoes Infamous Fire-Prone Pickups Case - 4/7/14

Victim-Compensation Dilemma Hangs Over GM - 4/6/14

Still Unsafe at Any Speed - 4/2/14

Senators probing GM raise prospect of criminal wrongdoing - 4/2/14

GM victims' families, lawmakers blast recall delay, want tougher law - 4/1/14

Document Shows GM Engineer Approved Ignition Switch Change - 4/1/14

Statement of Former NHTSA Administrator Joan Claybrook on the GM/NHTSA Cobalt Investigations - 3/31/14

Lawmakers ID engineer behind '06 GM switch redesign - 3/31/14

GM Canceled Ignition-Switch Fix in 2005 Due to Costs - 3/31/14

GM’s Barra Bringing Legacy of Safety Fights to Congress - 3/31/14

GM Seen Needing $3 Billion Fund to Address Defect Deaths - 3/28/14

Gov't safety agency missed Cobalt clues - 3/28/14

Flawed GM Models, Young Drivers Made for a Deadly Mix - 3/28/14

Did NHTSA Ignore Evidence of Unsafe GM Cars for Years? - 3/27/14

Could GM Have Saved Lives With An Earlier Chevy Cobalt Recall? - 3/27/14

GM liability in fatal crash faces key test - 3/25/14

Auto safety agency asleep at the wheel, critics say - 3/25/14

The 'Cardinal Sin' That GM May Have Committed On Chevy Cobalt - 3/24/14

U.S. regulators failed to spot deadly GM defects that others saw - 3/24/14

GM missed 'red flags' on deadly ignition switches - 3/23/14

Suit in fatal Cobalt crash to test GM liability shield - 3/21/14

GM’s Barra to Testify at Congressional Panel Over Recalls - 3/21/14

How a Watchdog Blew the Lid Off the GM Recall Scandal - 3/20/14

GM’s Ignition Victims Need Help From Bankruptcy Judge - 3/20/14

Recall storm engulfs GM - 3/17/14

GM Press Release: GM Redoubles Safety Efforts, Announces New Recalls - 3/17/14

GM CEO Mary Barra Message to GM Employees - 3/17/14

Newly released GM records show ignition problems surfaced as early as 2001 - 3/13/14

GM CEO Barra promises unvarnished review of fatal-crash recall issue - 3/4/14

Did GM drag its feet in ignition-switch recalls? - 2/28/14

After Md. teen's death, family fights for General Motors accountability - 2/27/14

Mother of Wisconsin teen speaks out after daughter dies in recalled car - 2/25/14

GM issues rare public apology amid recall of 1.6 million cars - 2/26/14

GM Apologizes as Ignition Recall Widened to 1.6 Million Cars - 2/25/14

GM Expands Ignition Switch Recall - 2/25/14

Lawsuit: GM knew of Cobalt ignition problem

EWR

Chevrolet Cobalt Deaths in EWR, MY 2005-2007

Saturn Ion Deaths in EWR, MY 2003-2007

Cobalt and Saturn Deaths in EWR