GM recalls another 2.4m cars

General Motors said yesterday it is recalling another 2.42m vehicles in the United States, raising the number of vehicles it has recalled so far this year to more than 15m. The biggest car firm in the US also said it is doubling the charge it expects to take in the second quarter to about $400m (£237.5m), mostly for recall-related repairs. GM said the latest affected vehicles are covered by four recalls, raising the number of US recalls this year to 29.