December 31, 2011

HONEY, WE FORGOT THE BRAKES: More GM recalls. “New GM Success Watch! The new, bailed-out, supposedly chastened but still UAW-organized General Motors is recalling 4,000 of its new small Sonics because of a potential brake defect. It’s not that a few of the car’s brake pads might malfunction. It’s that they forgot to put them on! Yikes. … P.S.: At least there’s been no UAW-management strife at the Orion Township plant that makes the Sonic, so we can rule that out. … Oh, wait. …”