General Motors adds nearly 2 million full-size trucks and SUVs to the massive Takata airbag recall.
Strong sales of pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles in North America powered General Motors to a $2 billion first quarter profit.
General Motors will recall nearly 900,000 late model year Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks sold in the U.S. to fix a seat belt flaw.
Robust sales of trucks and sport-utility vehicles pushed global sales at General Motors Co. to 9.8 million vehicles in 2015.
The deal, which is believed to herald in the production of Class 4, 5, and 6 GM trucks, has yet to be confirmed.
GM breathed a big sigh of relief after being spared a recall by the NHTSA. It was good news for GM, especially after 2014’s hurdles, which included the recall of 2.59 million cars and congressional hearings.
All changes, including the reduced warranty plan, will take effect on 2016 model-year Chevy and GMC vehicles.