General Motors announced today that it is recalling another 2.42 million vehicles with safety issues, bringing the total number of cars it's recalled this year to just under 15.4 million. (The company says the problems identified today have contributed to 18 accidents and one injury.) Reuters:
The latest actions cover possible faulty seat belts, transmissions, air bags and fire issues, and mostly affected vehicles sold in the United States.
GM said there have been no fatalities associated with the latest recalls. The actions affect the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook full-size crossover vehicles; older-generation Chevy Malibu and Pontiac G6 mid-sized sedans; and newer versions of the Cadillac Escalade SUV and heavy-duty Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickup trucks.
GM announced five recalls covering three million vehicles last week.