General Motors announces a recall of 8.4 million cars worldwide due to deaths from crashes as a result of a faulty ignition

General Motors just announced a new recall of over 8 million cars worldwide due to safety concerns.  according to NBC news, the vehicles affected are 1997 to 2005 Chevrolet Malibu sedans, 1998 to 2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue sedans, 1999 to 2004 Oldsmobile Aleros, 1999 to 2005 Pontiac Grand Ams, 2000 to 2005 Chevrolet Impalas and Monte Carlos, and 2004 to 2008 Pontiac Grand Ams,

General Motors has recalled these older model vehicles because they became aware of seven crashes, eight injuries and three known deaths due to inadvertent ignition key incidents.  It is reported General Motors will need to pay at least 1 Million to each family of victims of motor vehicle crashes due to the defective ignition switch.