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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 12:01:33 AM

General Motors Co (GM.N) fired several employees after an internal probe into a recent recall of its Chevrolet Tavera sport-utility vehicle in India uncovered "violations of company policy," the U.S. automaker said on Friday.

"We take these matters very seriously and hold our leaders and employees to high standards," GM said in a statement. "When those standards are not met, we will take the appropriate action to hold employees accountable."

GM declined to provide more details.

Automotive News reported that Sam Winegarden, GM's vice president for global engine engineering, was dismissed this week along with about 10 other GM powertrain employees in the United States and India.

Earlier this week, GM recalled 114,000 Tavera SUVs built between 2005 and 2013.
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taxed2death
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2013 1:04:48 PM

sounds like a classic cover up to me.
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andy1024
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 8:58:04 PM

Some heads have to roll.
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 1:52:22 PM

only 250000 to go
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 7:38:53 AM

only firing those b/c it costs GM some bottom line.
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Eugenian
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 4:16:42 AM

accountability matters
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Bigtex09
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:13:57 AM

should fire more
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Godozo
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:08:47 AM

Where was this attitude in the seventies? Japan would have been unnecessary if things were like this back then.
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:06:49 AM

more green for upper mang
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:04:55 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:00:54 AM

WOW!
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:57:19 PM

Could care less
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:56:54 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:56:33 PM

Nat
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ok
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:55:53 PM

dang, need to do better
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:51:47 PM

Who cares
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:50:06 PM

"Too Bad we can Fire an Jail nobama an congress!"

What? No '2nd Amendment solutions' for that little problem?

Maybe after the Tea Party armed revolution...
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DarthDadJr
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:48:02 PM

Someone gets fired for screwing up, what a concept...
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Aviator_Rob
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:47:45 PM

Anyone else astonished that GM builds and sells autos in India???

Seems kinda ironic that the model being recalled is the type "BS".
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:47:42 PM

Ouch
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:47:13 PM

And that is what should happen if the information is correct.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:47:09 PM

Who cares.
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ok
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:42:56 PM

Let's hope all developing nations do the same the safety factor.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:40:18 PM

that's what you get from INDIA
whatever happened to DETROIT?
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:39:08 PM

India is just entering that stage of development where ethics violations are commonplace.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:33:36 PM

Good......
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:32:20 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:32:11 PM

if anyone died they should charge with murder!!
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:23:11 PM

it cost money and lives, their job should be the least of the punishment
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:20:07 PM

Good.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:19:39 PM

Good article
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Nice story my sweetheart!
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:16:42 PM

Rules should be followed.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:15:35 PM

GOT TO FOLLOW THE RULES!
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:15:31 PM

probe
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:07:58 PM

need new news
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:06:26 PM

That is a repeat.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:04:54 PM

Repeat
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Ok
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:02:00 PM

Glad to see that GM acted aggressively when the internal problems were discovered.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:01:57 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 10:59:18 PM

SEE YA!
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 10:58:22 PM

I don't trust GM. Bunch of crooks.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 10:56:47 PM

Always firing the underlings while the corruption continues.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 10:55:53 PM

Details!
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 10:55:38 PM

oops
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 10:53:12 PM

Ok not mine
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Oops
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