GM recalls 13.6 million U.S. vehicles this year

General Motors Co. recalled 2.4 million vehicles in the United States on May 20, increasing the total number of vehicles recalled by GM this year to 13.6 million, KTTV Los Angeles reported on May 20.

The most recent recall consisted of 1.3 million older-model crossovers that have faulty front seat belts and 1 million sedans with problematic gear shift cables.

Included in this group were 1,075,102 4-speed automatic transmission Chevrolet Malibu (2004-2008 model years) and Pontiac G6 (2005-2008) recalled due to a transmission cable that may break, causing the driver to be unable to shift gears. At least 18 accidents and one injury have been connected to the faulty 4-speed Malibu and G6 vehicles.

At The Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter in Dallas, we are devoted to holding accountable those manufacturers who disregard customers’ safety when they market products that do not adhere to a standard of excellence. Call our offices today.

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