Between the Headlines of GM, Chrysler Bankruptcies
Carmakers want to avoid litigation over product defects
Published Jul 16, 2009 at 5:18 PM | Updated at 5:21 PM CDT on Jul 28, 2009
Chrysler got it and now GM wants it, too: language that will allow the carmakers to walk away from both past and future accidents caused by defects in their products.
Anyone buying a GM car today -- or anyone who bought a Chrysler before its bankruptcy was finalized -- will be affected.
Safety Research & Strategies:
Public Safety at Risk: Bankruptcies Leave Legacy of Defects, Injuries and Deaths (.pdf)
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