GM thwarts plaintiffs' $1 billion accord with Old GM trust fundAug. 17
U.S. judge in Takata bankruptcy halts lawsuits vs. automakers for 90 daysAug. 16
GM accuses bankruptcy trust of secret $1 billion stock plotAug. 11
General Motors accused the trust set up to handle its bankruptcy claims of secretly plotting with plaintiffs' attorneys to make it pay $1 billion in stock as part of a $15 million class-action settlement.
Japan's Takata files another attempt to stay U.S. airbag lawsuitsAug. 9
New Takata airbag recalls could expose automakers to more liabilitiesJuly 19
Takata's bankruptcy filing was meant to draw a line under the auto industry's biggest safety recall, but last week's announcement of more airbag inflator recalls suggests automakers could face fresh liabilities.