Tom Krisher

Lawsuit that showed GM hid ignition switch problem settled


DETROIT — A Georgia lawsuit that helped expose General Motors’ failure to disclose a deadly defect in small-car ignition switches has... Read more

Agency hired to speed up air bag probe

DETROIT — The auto industry, fed up with slow progress toward finding out why some air bags explode with too... Read more

Deadline passes for filing claims over GM switches


DETROIT — The families of 51 people who died in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches in small Gene­ral Motors cars will get... Read more

GM has plans for 200-mile electric car


DETROIT — General Motors plans to start selling an affordable electric car in 2017 that will be able to go 200 miles on a single... Read more

Ford takes air bag recall nationwide


DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.

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