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Total Recall: GM, Phillips and Miss Bonnie's

General Motors has called back thousands of Impala and LaCrosse sedans for potential fire hazards and stability-control systems. Meanwhile, Philips calls back a compact fluorescent light that can cut. And Miss Bonnie's Gourmet warns that its cheese spread could be contaminated with salmonella.

GM to Add 483 Jobs at Former Saturn Engine Plant

GM to Add 483 Jobs at Former Saturn Engine Plant General Motors plans to spend $483 million to upgrade a former Saturn engine plant in Spring Hill, Tenn., to build more four-cylinder Ecotec engines, the Detroit-based automaker said Friday. The plan, which relies on local and state incentives, would create 483 jobs, GM said.

GM's Four Core Brands See a 25% Jump in July

Monthly sales at Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC rose smartly compared with a year ago, when GM was just exiting bankruptcy. The company's new sales VP says "from our standpoint we actually see a low risk" of a double-dip recession.

No Summer Shutdown for GM Plants This Year

U.S. auto factories typically shut down for a few weeks at the start of summer to give workers a break and the companies a chance to perform maintenance. But this year, with demand for new vehicles on the uptick, GM is forgoing shutdowns at most of its assembly plants.