Consumer Suit Claims GM Hid Defect In Recalled Cars

Law360, Los Angeles (March 14, 2014, 8:09 PM EDT) -- General Motors LLC was hit by a proposed class action Friday in Texas federal court by consumers who say the car manufacturer concealed a defect that caused its vehicles to have a sudden engine power loss, which came to light after the company recalled 1.4 million vehicles.

The lawsuit comes just one day after the Center for Auto Safety said that more than 300 car accident fatalities trace back to models that GM recalled last month because of faulty ignition switches. Roughly 620,000 Cobalt and Pontiac...
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