GM Recalls 250K Midsize SUVs Over Fire Hazard

Law360, New York (August 20, 2012, 1:04 PM EDT) -- General Motors Co. is launching a recall in North America and elsewhere of more than a quarter of a million midsize SUVs to repair a defect in the door mechanism that could cause an electrical short and result in a potentially dangerous fire, a traffic safety regulator said Saturday.

The manufacturer told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in an Aug. 15 report that more than 258,419 vehicles — including the 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier, SAAB 9-7x and Isuzu Ascender — may have...
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