FORT MYERS, Fla.- "It looks bad, but it's a good thing."
Patrick Denson, General Manager of Estero Bay Chevrolet tells WINK News, we're likely to see even more recalls involving GM cars. He said part of that comes from the company's new management.
"You have a new CEO, who certainly wants her legacy to be she's taking care of issues quickly," said Denson.
And Denson said that's a good thing for you, the consumer.
"You just don't like hearing recall, that's kind of a bad word, but I think they're erring on the side of caution now."
More than a million General Motors cars are part of this recall, including older models, like the 2004 Chevy Malibu and Malibu Maxx and the 2005 Pontiac G6. The most recent year involved in this recall is 2010. It comes just a few days after the company announced a recall for one of its most popular models, the Chevy Cruze. Public Relations expert Nannette Staropoli tells WINK News, GM is just being overly cautious and pro-active. And it doesn't mean you should stay away from all GM cars.
"I think they're just going to take that stance, but they'd be better suited if they educated consumers along that process," said Staropoli.
WINK News is learning three of the models, the Cobalt, the HHR, and the Saturn Ion, are linked to a previous recall involving ignition switches. 13 deaths are linked to that issue.
"You can't fix the past you can obviously try and do something with the future moving forward," said Denson.
This all taking place as the CEO of GM prepares to go to Washington to testify over why GM didn't recall these cars sooner.