GM issues 6 more recalls covering 312,000 vehicles
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors on Friday issued six more recalls totaling more than 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issues. The recalls in North America pushed GM's total for the year to 66, covering just over 29 million cars and trucks. That beats the company's old full-year record and has pushed this total number for the industry this year to more than 40 million, also an annual record.The largest of Friday's recalls covers just over 215,000 Saturn Vue SUVs from the 2002 through 2004 model years. GM says keys can be removed when ignitions are not in the "off" position. The problem is linked to two crashes and one injury.GM is conducting a companywide safety review following a bungled recall of 2.6 million small cars with faulty ignition switches.Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.