“I want it understood that they day of GM being a polite competitor is over,” Barra tells the Detroit Economic Club.
The automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
Officials are trying to spread the word about dangerous airbags in recalled cars amid word that the U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to the warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.
More than 20 million vehicles in the U.S. are on the road with defective air bags which could possibly kill or injure drivers or passengers if they are involved in a crash.
Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…
The recalls involve the Cadillac SRX and Saab 9-4X, as well as the Chevrolet Spark.
The death toll from crashes involving GM small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.