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GM to recall 748,000 cars in US over faulty ignition switches


General Motors has decided to recall 748,024 more cars in the US that may have faulty ignition switches that can shut the engine off while driving.

In a statement, GM said it found eight additional crashes related to the ignition switch problem for a total of 31 accidents and 13 deaths.

A total of 1.37 million General Motors cars are affected in the US and about 1.62 million worldwide

A total of 1.37 million General Motors cars are affected in the US and about 1.62 million worldwide

A total of 1.37 million General Motors cars are affected in the US and about 1.62 million worldwide.

Two weeks ago, GM recalled nearly 780,000 2005-2007 Chevrolet Cobalt and 2007 Pontiac G5 sedans and coupes, including 619,122 in the US.

The additional cars include the 2003-2007 Saturn Ion coupe, 2006-2007 Chevrolet HHR compact SUV and 2006-2007 Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky 2-seat roadsters.

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