GM recalling 2.7 million more cars and trucks

The company said Thursday that it's recalling nearly 2.7 million cars and trucks to fix problems with brake lights, headlamps and power brakes.

With the latest batch, GM has now recalled more than 11 million vehicles in the U.S. since January. The total includes 2.6 million small cars worldwide for a deadly ignition switch problem.

The recalled vehicles are:

2,440,524 previous generation passenger cars (2004-2012 Chevrolet Malibu, 2004-2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx, 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 and 2007-2010 Saturn Auras model cars) for taillamp malfunctions

111,889 previous generation Chevrolet Corvettes for loss of low-beam head lamps

140,067 Chevrolet Malibus from the 2014 model year for hydraulic brake booster malfunctions

19,225 Cadillac CTS 2013-2014 models for windshield wiper failures

477 full-size trucks from the 2014 and 2015 model years (2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra light duty pickups and 2015 model year Chevrolet Tahoe SUVs) for a tie-rod defect that can lead to a crash

â??Customer safety is at the heart of how GM designs and produces vehicles, and these announcements are examples of two ways we are putting that into practice,â?? said Jeff Boyer, vice president of GM Global Vehicle Safety.