GM´s RECALL * USA: Pickup Trucks and others
* Michigan - Death sparks massive GM recall of Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra trucks
--- General Motors is recalling millions of pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles it has sold recently in the U.S. because a software glitch can prevent the front airbags from deploying in a crash... The automaker said Friday it knows of one death and three injuries linked to the problem... The recall affects 3.64 million vehicles sold in the United States, including the 2015-2017 model year Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban and Silverado HD; GMC Yukon, Yukon XL and Sierra HD; and Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... Other affected vehicles include the 2014-2016 model year Buick LaCrosse and Chevrolet SS and Spark EV and the 2014-2017 model year Chevrolet Corvette, Trax, Caprice PPV and Silverado 1500; Buick Encore; and GMC Sierra 1500... GM said the sensing and diagnostic module, or SDM, in these vehicles contains a software defect that may prevent the deployment of the front airbags and seat belt pretensioners in certain situations...
(Photo: GM´s 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500HD) -- Detroit, MICH, USA - Trucks.com, by JERRY HIRSCH - SEPT 9, 2016