Updated July 24, 2014
Updated June 30, 2014
In the first half of 2014, General Motors recalled more cars than it sold in the last five years according to this article. Between the lawsuits, hearings at Capital Hill, internal investigations, delivering new parts to dealers, getting drivers to bring in their recalled cars – this is the general state of General Motors.
The automaker, already fined a maximum of $35 million, is looking at an even larger settlement expected to be in the billions. Just last month in May of 2014, Toyota agreed to pay $1.2 billion for misleading consumers and the government on their own recalls.
We wanted to illustrate the magnitude of GM’s recalls in 2014 with the infographic below. As of this article’s publication, all data is accurate. It’s a prettier way of looking at the ugliness of recalls.