General Motors announced Monday it was recalling over 1.5 million vehicles for problems with air bags and other issues.
The automaker is currently facing multiple investigations into its handling of a recall involving over 1.6 million small cars for faulty ignition switches. The recalls announced Monday are unrelated, but GM did say they were included in a broad safety review that was prompted by the ignition switch issue, which was linked to 12 deaths. Older models of the Chevrolet Cobalt, Pontiac G5s, Saturn Ion, Chevrolet HHR, Pontiac Solstice, and Saturn Sky were all included in the ignition switch recall.
The vehicles involved in both recalls are expected to cost GM about $300 million to repair in the first quarter. The recalls announced Monday include:
GM said it did not know of any injuries related Monday's recalls.
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