GM Says Bankruptcy Bars Impala Warranty Suit

Law360, New York (August 17, 2011, 5:52 PM EDT) -- General Motors Co. is seeking to nix a proposed class action in Michigan federal court alleging it violated a warranty when it failed to fix a defect in the Chevrolet Impala, arguing in an Aug. 11 motion that the allegations pertain to prebankruptcy GM, not the current company.

Identifying itself as New GM, the company said it did not assume responsibility or liability for Old GM design choices, conduct or breaches of liability. The suit, filed in June, claims GM breached its warranties with potentially hundreds...
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