The settlement concluded a multi-state investigation into GM hiding safety issues from related to defects in the ignition switches of more than 9 million GM vehicles, according to the attorney general's release.
The states said GM knew as early as 2004 that the ignition switch posed a safety defect because it could cause airbag non-deployment, but company officials decided it was not a safety concern and delayed making recalls.
Since disclosing the defect, GM has paid a $900 million fine to end a criminal investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and settled a class action brought by investors for $300 million.
Wasden said Thursday the automaker had reached the $120 million settlement with attorneys general of 49 states and the District of Columbia. "Misrepresentations of safety standards are particularly troubling when they deal with motor vehicles because of the potential damage that can be done".
The recalls involved a defective ignition switch that, under certain circumstances, could move out of the "run" position into the "accessory" or "off" position, causing electrical systems, including power steering and power brakes, to become inoperable. GM continued to market the reliability and safety of its motor vehicles which were equipped with this defective ignition switch - reads a statement from the Michigan Attorney Generals Office.
It led to 124 deaths and recalled more than 2.6 million cars.
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Representatives for MGM, which produced the film, and Coogler have not yet responded to Vanity Fair's request for comment. Sylvester Stallone will be appearing as a guest star in the next season of "This is Us".
NBC News reported that Paddock wired $100,000 to the Philippines last week, but NPR has not independently verified that report . Paddock ended the rampage by killing himself. "We have discovered he was utilizing some of her identification".
Ford testing shows that the faulty latches are failing after exposure to water, which could cause the door to open randomly. In an effort to remedy the problem , Ford dealerships will be instructed to inspect the door latches and actuation cables.
While the attention Wednesday was on air power, upcoming US-South Korea naval exercises could further aggravate tensions. About 235 gigabytes worth of military data was stolen by the hackers, Rhee told CNN.
Feinstein also announced the run on Twitter, using an unverified account that remained dormant since 2013. Kamala Harris, California's other senator, released a statement supporting Feinstein's reelection bid.
The US technology firm also converted the calorie count into the number of " mini cupcakes " those calories equate to. The company could even issue an update to take into account the user's weight, height, age and gender.
Saudi King Salman is now in Russian Federation as part of a state visit, the first to Moscow by a reigning Saudi monarch. Salman arrived in Moscow on Wednesday, and it was the first time a Saudi king has ever visited Moscow .
Sherald challenges stereotypes and probes notions of identity through her life-size paintings of African Americans. Although he did not grow up with him, Kehinde's father is Nigerian while his mother is African American.
Sticking points include control over the arsenal of Hamas' armed wing and the fate of thousands of Hamas public servants. The Western-backed mainstream Fatah party lost control of Gaza to Hamas in fighting in 2007.
Obviously we all know what an iPhone X looks like but this video is most interesting because of the iPhone X wallpaper shown. Analysts have been claiming that a lot of people will upgrade to the iPhone X and it has been referred as a super cycle.
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Believed Missing, 7 Injured in Louisiana Oil Rig Explosion
A Coast Guard helicopter, along with Coast Guard vessels and boats from local agencies, continued looking for the missing worker. Five of them were taken to medical center at the University, and two more were taken to hospital in Jefferson County.
Trump's UK Trip Downgraded After Pushback
It was immediately criticised as a breach of convention , as state visits are usually reserved for a president's second term. After inspecting a Guard of Honour, the visiting party then travels in a carriage procession to Buckingham Palace.
Doom is Coming to Nintendo Switch in November
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Amazon Lets Teens Shop on Their Own
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United States and Israel to withdraw from Unesco
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Syria's World Cup hopes come to end
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Angelina Jolie willing to act as bait to catch Joseph Kony
She replied that Pitt was "being supportive" and that they should "discuss logistics", however the trip seemingly did not happen. However the plan reportedly fizzled out, and Jolie did not reply to several emails from Ocampo. 'Can Brad go with you?' Mmhm.
Samsung Unveils Windows-Based Virtual Reality Headset
For example, gamers who can't attend the next Xbox event in person may be able to do so using a headset and this app. Thanks to their inclusion, the Odyssey should work with most SteamVR games when support rolls out later this year.