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The Chevy Cobalt moves on the assembly line at the Lordstown Assembly Plant Thursday Aug. 21, 2008. in Lordstown, Ohio. The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog likely is looking into whether General Motors was slow to report problems that led to a massive small-car recall and 13 deaths. Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

General Motors recalls 1.5 M vehicles

General Motors is bracing for a major financial hit after announcing 3 recalls that affect a total of roughly 1.5 million vehicles.