The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM's total recalls in North America to 29 million this year, surpassing the 22 million recalled by all automakers last year.
Chrysler, meanwhile, added about 696,000 minivans and SUVs to a 2011 recall to fix faulty ignition switches.
Light vehicle sales in the U.S. in June are expected to show a year-over-year decline of 2% to 3% percent in June, forecasters said, as quirks in the calendar will overshadow the industry's continued strength.
6. -- BNP Paribas, the largest bank in France, agreed to pay nearly $9 billion to resolve criminal allegations that it processed transactions for clients in Sudan and other blacklisted countries in violation of U.S. trade sanctions, the Justice Department announced Monday. The bank pleaded guilty to state charges in New York and plans another guilty plea in federal court next month. 7. -- Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) and attorneys representing shareholders confirmed on Monday they had agreed to settle litigation over the $11.1 billion acquisition of British software company Autonomy, Reuters reported.
Reuters first reported news of the settlement on Friday.
HP took an $8.8 billion impairment charge in November 2012 for its purchase of Autonomy just over a year earlier, with more than $5 billion of that linked to what HP said at the time were "serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentation and disclosure failures." 8. -- Paychex (PAYX), a payroll and human resources services provider, is expected by analysts on Tuesday to report earnings of 40 cents a share for its fiscal fourth quarter on revenue of $617.4 million.
9. -- Twitter (TWTR) said it purchased Tap Commerce, a New York-based mobile advertising technology firm. The price wasn't disclosed, but Recode.net reported the deal was around $100 million.
10. -- Autodesk (ADSK) said Chief Financial Officer Mark Hawkins is leaving the company at the end of July for the same post at salesforce.com (CRM).
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