HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
News
Automation & Motion Control

One More Time: GM Announces Another Flood of Recalls

NO RATINGS
1 saves
View Comments: Newest First|Oldest First|Threaded View
Cabe Atwell
User Rank
Blogger
Re: company culture
Cabe Atwell   6/12/2014 1:14:04 AM
NO RATINGS
I think it's time to call it a day for GM. Really it's not surprising anymore. It would be a surprise if a week went buy where they didn't have to recall one of their vehicles. 

Charles Murray
User Rank
Blogger
Re: company culture
Charles Murray   6/4/2014 8:21:21 PM
NO RATINGS
Yes, I think PR is one of the realities of the car business, Nadine. Cole also said there would be a flood of these recalls coming up and it turns out that he nailed it: Ford announced over a million recalls last week.

fdos
User Rank
Iron
Re: company culture
fdos   5/26/2014 6:10:18 AM
NO RATINGS
@NadineJ: Strange isn't it after all being such a big company they opted for their own benefit rather than its customers. I think it's a mistake in their strategies. 

a2
User Rank
Gold
Re: company culture
a2   5/26/2014 5:47:11 AM
NO RATINGS
@Far911: If im thinking what you are thinking here, well there will be many more parties benefiting other than the main 

far911
User Rank
Silver
Re: company culture
far911   5/26/2014 4:52:17 AM
NO RATINGS
So u think it could b... n who b benefitted is a question.

a.saji
User Rank
Silver
Re: company culture
a.saji   5/26/2014 3:51:11 AM
NO RATINGS
@far911: Well it could be and that is a fair guess anyway. Fingers crossed

far911
User Rank
Silver
Re: company culture
far911   5/26/2014 12:08:38 AM
NO RATINGS
Could That Be Conspiracy.

far911
User Rank
Silver
Re: One More Time: Toyota Announces...
far911   5/26/2014 12:07:22 AM
NO RATINGS
Calling for such a petty negligence of spare Tyre placement is criminal. For me these recalls are coming like a surprise. How come such big giants in automobile field make such mistakes and the consumers faces difficulty. Beside the approving authority has 2 b careful enough and cater petty points 2 before allowing it 2 hit the market.

NadineJ
User Rank
Platinum
company culture
NadineJ   5/25/2014 10:09:45 AM
NO RATINGS
I think the nature of the recalls from GM says more about their company culture than any fault of engineering.  The quote from David Cole shows that things haven't progressed.  It seems to be more about pr than consumer safety. 

ttemple
User Rank
Platinum
One More Time: Toyota Announces...
ttemple   5/23/2014 10:09:25 AM
May 22, 2014

Toyota Motor on Thursday recalled 370,000 Sienna minivans -- most of those a second time -- because the spare tire mounted under the vehicle might fall off and crash into following traffic.

And it recalled 10,500 2013-model Lexus GS 350 sedans because the cars, without warning or driver involvement, could suddenly apply the brakes and not illuminate the brake lights to warn following drivers.

 

Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
In this new Design News feature, "How it Works," we’re starting off by examining the inner workings of the electronic cigarette. While e-cigarettes seemed like a gimmick just two or three years ago, they’re catching fire -- so to speak. Sales topped $1 billion last year and are set to hit $10 billion by 2017. Cigarette companies are fighting back by buying up e-cigarette manufacturers.
Microchip recently released the 3D TouchPad, the first USB PC Peripheral device that couples 2D multi-touch input with 3D air gesture technology. The company seeks the help of developers to further enhance the capabilities of the technology.
Made by Monkeys highlights products that somehow slipped by the QC cops.
To give engineers a better idea of the range of resins and polymers available as alternatives to other materials, this Technology Roundup presents several articles on engineering plastics that can do the job.
Mac Cameron of Stratasys describes the company’s Connex3 technology, which allows users to 3D-print complex parts in one build with no assembly required.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
10/7/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
9/25/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
9/10/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
7/23/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Oct 20 - 24, How to Design & Build an Embedded Web Server: An Embedded TCP/IP Tutorial
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Next Class: 10/28-10/30 11:00 AM
Sponsored by Stratasys
Next Class: 10/28-10/30 2:00 PM
Sponsored by Gates Corporation
Next Class: 11/11-11/13 2:00 PM
Sponsored by Littelfuse
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2014 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service