GM Recalls Nearly 820,000 Trucks Over Tailgate Issue

The recall is due to concerns with tailgate latches on certain trucks, which could short-circuit, the NHTSA says.

Chevrolet dealership which is owned by General Motors
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Issues with tailgate latches on certain General Motors (GM) trucks have prompted the automaker to recall nearly 820,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada.

The recall covers certain 2020 to 2024 model year Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500 and GMC Sierra 2500/3500 trucks equipped with a manual gate with power lock and release, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report. A total of 570,434 vehicles in the U.S. are affected by the recall, consisting of 311,368 Silverado and 259,066 Sierra vehicles.

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Joey Solitro

Joey Solitro is a freelance financial journalist at Kiplinger with more than a decade of experience. A longtime equity analyst, Joey has covered a range of industries for media outlets including The Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, Market Realist, and TipRanks. Joey holds a bachelor's degree in business administration.